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Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1.1-1.2


nanMy soul is wrought to sing of forms transformed


In nova fert animus mutatas dicere formasMy soul is wrought to sing of forms transformed


corpora; di, coeptis (nam vos mutastis et illas)to bodies new and strange! Immortal God


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Hebrew Bible, Ezekiel, 1.19-1.20 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

1.19. וּבְלֶכֶת הַחַיּוֹת יֵלְכוּ הָאוֹפַנִּים אֶצְלָם וּבְהִנָּשֵׂא הַחַיּוֹת מֵעַל הָאָרֶץ יִנָּשְׂאוּ הָאוֹפַנִּים׃ 1.19. And when the living creatures went, the wheels went hard by them; and when the living creatures were lifted up from the bottom, the wheels were lifted up." 1.20. Whithersoever the spirit was to go, as the spirit was to go thither, so they went; and the wheels were lifted up beside them; for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels."
2. Aristotle, Poetics, None (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

3. Catullus, Poems, 64 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

4. Ovid, Epistulae Ex Ponto, 4.2.45 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Ovid, Fasti, 2.379-2.380, 4.352 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

4.352. Built her shrine, so now there’s a tradition of giving them.’
6. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1.2-1.7, 1.76-1.88, 1.398-1.415, 1.486-1.487, 1.565, 8.189, 15.873-15.874 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

7. Ovid, Tristia, 1.1.117-1.1.120 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

8. Philo of Alexandria, On The Change of Names, 61-76, 60 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

60. for it is said in the scripture, "Thy name shall not be called Abram, but Abraham shall thy name be." Some, then, of those persons who are fond of disputes, and who are always eager to affix a stain upon what is irreproachable, on things as well as bodies, and who wage an implacable war against sacred things, while they calumniate everything which does not appear to preserve strict decorum in speech, being the symbols of nature which is always fond of being concealed, perverting it all so as to give it a worse appearance after a very accurate investigation, do especially find fault with the changes of names.
9. Vergil, Eclogues, 8.108 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

8.108. o by my love may Daphnis; sprinkle meal
10. Vergil, Georgics, 4.3 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

4.3. Look thou, Maecenas, with indulgent eye.
11. New Testament, Mark, 9.2 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

9.2. After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James, and John, and brought them up onto a high mountain privately by themselves, and he was changed into another form in front of them.
12. New Testament, Matthew, 17.2 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

17.2. He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his garments became as white as the light.
13. Valerius Flaccus Gaius, Argonautica, 4.391 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

14. Apuleius, The Golden Ass, 1.1.1-1.1.3 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

15. Ausonius, Letters, 24.105, 24.123-24.124 (4th cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)

16. Ausonius, Letters, 24.105, 24.123-24.124 (4th cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)

17. Sedulius, Carmen Paschale, 1.68-1.69 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)

18. Dracontius Blossius Aemilius, De Laudibus Dei, 1.235-1.237, 1.335-1.339, 1.343-1.344 (5th cent. CE - 6th cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
abram/abraham, change of name Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 1
aeneas Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
aetiology Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
alcibiades Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 251
allegorical commentary Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 1
animals Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
apollo Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
apuleius Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
aristotle, poetics Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
asinus aureus, as translation Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45
asinus aureus, ending of as (un)surprising Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45
asinus aureus, titles of Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 43
ausonius, christianity of Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 47
ausonius, exiled ovid, comparison to Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 47
ausonius Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40, 47
bandits Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 43
boethius, elegiac poet Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
boethius Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
bookrolls Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 141
callimachus, and homeric hapaxes Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
cameron, alan Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
catullus Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
change Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
closure Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 141
cosmogony Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
curiosity Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45
daedalus Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22; Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
demodocus Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
dracontius, blossius aemilius Williams and Vol, Philosophy in Ovid, Ovid as Philosopher (2022) 341
egypt Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 43
ekphrasis, as creative transformation Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
ekphrasis, as literary tradition Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
ekphrasis, in catullus Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
ekphrasis, in epic and epyllion tradition Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
elegy/elegiac Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
ennius, metempsychosis of poet Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
epic, ekphrasis in Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
epic Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 43; Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
exile Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
fränkel, h. Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
genre criticism Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
god/goddess Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
harder, m. annette Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
hardie, philip Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
hephaestus Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
hercules, rebirth into divinity Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
hinds, stephen Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
horizon of expectations Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 42
io Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 44
labyrinth, the Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
lactantius, de aue phoenice Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
liuor Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40
lucius Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
magic Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 44
memory, poetic Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
metamorphoses, deucalion and pyrrha Williams and Vol, Philosophy in Ovid, Ovid as Philosopher (2022) 341
metamorphoses (ovid), creative activity and transformations in Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
metamorphosis, as amazing / astonishing Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45
metamorphosis, double metamorphoses Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 44
metamorphosis, types of Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 44
metamorphosis Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
metamorphosis in greek myths Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
milesian tales Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 43
mind Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
minotaur, the Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
muses, exiled ovids love/hate relationship with Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
muses, in ausonius Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 47
muses, in boethius consolatio Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
names, change of Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 1
nature Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
nicastri, luciano Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40
ontological categories Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
ovid, claims to poetic immortality Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40
ovid, love/hate relationship with muses Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
ovid, metamorphoses Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
ovid, ovids wife in Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 131
ovid, representation of tomis Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 47
palatine anthology, christodorus Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
pan Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
paradoxography Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45
pasiphae Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
pastoral Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
paulinus of nola, ovidian poet redeemed by christianity Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40
paulinus of nola Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40, 47
penelope Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
pentateuch Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 1
philip Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
phoenix, symbol of succession Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
phoenix Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
power, dynamics of Mawford and Ntanou, Ancient Memory: Remembrance and Commemoration in Graeco-Roman Literature (2021) 239
prometheus Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 44
recitation, ancient Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 141
renovation, poetic Hardie, Classicism and Christianity in Late Antique Latin Poetry (2019) 142
ritual Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
roberts, michael Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40
rome Cover, Philo of Alexandria: On the Change of Names (2023) 1
romulus Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
scatological humour Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
sedulius Williams and Vol, Philosophy in Ovid, Ovid as Philosopher (2022) 341
segues Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 141
socrates Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 251
succession Greensmith, The Resurrection of Homer in Imperial Greek Epic: Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica and the Poetics of Impersonation (2021) 237
syrinx/syrinx Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 124
transfiguration' Seim and Okland, Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Body and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity (2009) 217
transformation Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
transformations, ekphrasis as creative transformation Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
translation Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45
victorius, claudius marius Williams and Vol, Philosophy in Ovid, Ovid as Philosopher (2022) 341
virgil Fielding, Transformations of Ovid in Late Antiquity (2017) 40, 47
water Clay and Vergados, Teaching through Images: Imagery in Greco-Roman Didactic Poetry (2022) 259
weaving, ekphrasis and Johnson, Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses (2008) 22
wonder literature Fletcher, The Ass of the Gods: Apuleius' Golden Ass, the Onos Attributed to Lucian, and Graeco-Roman Metamorphosis Literature (2023) 45