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Titan is the sun (or sun god) whom Ovid describes (Met, I, Io) as infusing life into the earth. - - - - 7. Daulis, in Phocis, was the scene of Ovid's many griefs disturb your spirit. story (Met. VI, 668–74) of Procne's wrongs by her ...
The bard is Ovid, who was irrevocably banished to the city of Tomis on the northwest shore of the Black Sea by ... The language suggests the “curving theater" of Ovid's Art of Love I, 89, or the “sinuous awnings” of the splendid Roman ...
Milton was thinking of Ovid's imaginary letters by famous women (the Heroides) and his many stories of the ... Pompey's colonnade was in the Campus Martius below the Tarpeian Rock, near which Ovid lived on the Capitoline Hill. 74.
Again, as in El 1, 76, we have Ovid's newborn and self-poised world, and with it a reference to his account of the creation of man by Prometheus, the son of lapetus (Met. I, 82–83). I o–12. Cf. Hercules' vengeance on Nessus in PL II, ...
Behind this comparison of Satan with Typhoeus is Ovid's account (Met. V, 346–58) of him as requiring the whole weight of the island of Sicily to hold him down, and of the eruptions of Mt. Aetna as due to his struggles. Cf. PL I, I99.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
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Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review