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|Book 1||Ovid opens his poem by following the traditions of epic poetry: He begins Metamorphoses with an invocation to the gods, ... Read More|
|Book 2||Phaethon journeys to beg the Sun, Apollo, to validate that he is Phaethon's father. He asks Apollo to give him his chari... Read More|
|Book 3||As soon as Europa ceases to fear him, Jupiter sheds his bull disguise. Meanwhile Europa's father sends her brother, Cadm... Read More|
|Book 4||Like Pentheus in Book 3, the three daughters of Minyas question Bacchus's legitimacy and refuse to worship him. Priests ... Read More|
|Book 5||At Perseus and Andromeda's wedding celebration, Phineus, Andromeda's former fiancé, challenges Perseus to a fight to ave... Read More|
|Book 6||Calliope's tales cause Minerva to think of the story of Arachne, a world-renowned weaver. Arachne is so proud she won't ... Read More|
|Book 7||Jason and his men, the Argonauts, visit King Aeetes of Colchis to win the Golden Fleece, a piece of golden wool that bel... Read More|
|Book 8||Cephalus and his men arrive in Athens. Elsewhere, Nisus reigns in Alcathous, which is at war with King Minos of Crete. N... Read More|
|Book 9||Achelous tells the story of a girl named Deianira whom he once wooed. Hercules was also pursuing her and tried to dazzle... Read More|
|Book 10||Orpheus and Eurydice are married, but moments later she is bitten by a snake and dies. Orpheus descends to Hades, where ... Read More|
|Book 11||Orpheus continues singing, charming not only animals but even rocks and trees with his music. Suddenly a furious band of... Read More|
|Book 12||Priam, the king of Troy, mourns for his son Aesacus. Paris, Aesacus's brother, is missing from the funeral rites. He has... Read More|
|Book 13||Ajax and Ulysses can't seem to settle their dispute over Achilles's armor, so a council assembles to decide for them. Aj... Read More|
|Book 14||Glaucus asks the goddess Circe for help in wooing Scylla after she initially rebuffs him. Circe offers herself to him in... Read More|
|Book 15||Now that Romulus is a god, the question is raised of who will succeed him as ruler. The studious Numa is elected as the ... Read More|