The Metamorphoses of Antoninus Liberalis: A Translation with Commentary
These forty-one tales written in the second century AD by Greek author Antoninus Liberalis and translated from the Greek for the first time, offer an unusual insight into the preoccupations and legends of antiquity. These tales are quirky, exciting and sometimes disturbing. Many have relevance for modern as well as classical understanding of psychology and the imagination. Each story is usefully provided with full annotation and commentary.
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The Metamorphoses of Antoninus Liberalis: A Translation with a Commentary
Begrenset visning - 2018
Aedon Aegina Aegypius Aelian Alcmene Ambracia ancient Anthus Antoninus Liberalis Aphrodite Apollo Apollodorus Argos Aristotle Artemis Aspalis Athenian Athens Attica Battus became bird Boeotia Boeus Britomartis brother Byblis called cattle cave century BC Cephalus Cerambus changed classical Clinis Cragaleus Crete Ctesylla culture Cycnus daughter deity Delphi Demeter Diomedes Dionysus Dryope Eurytus fate father Galinthias girl goddess gods Greece Greek myths Greek word Helicon Hellas Hera Heracles Hermes hero heron Hesiod Hierax Homer hoopoe Hylas Iphigenia island killed king land legend Leto manuscript means mentioned Merops Messapians Metamorphoses Minos Minyades mother motif Mount mythology Nicander Nicander tells nightingale nymphs Ovid Ovid's Pandareos Pandareus parallels Pausanias Peleus perhaps Periphas Philomela poet Polytechnus Poseidon Procris Pygmies referred sacrifice scholars seen shearwater sister Strabo suggested Sybaris tells this tale temple Tereus Thebes Thessaly translation turned Typhon Typhon story verb wife woodpecker writers Zeus