Ovid’s Metamorphosis: Transforming the Self

Ovid’s Metamorphosis: Transforming the Self The Metamorphosis, written by Publius Ovidius Naso in 8 A.D., is a collection of classical Latin Roman poems depicting Roman mythology and the mutability of the human condition. The collection is one of my personal favorites to read and to translate in particular for its creative articulation and attention to human transformation, indeed transformation the human person undergoes through achievement and failure. It is also a collection of poems that contain for me profound philosophical insights into the shiftingness of human personhood, indeed the flux of the world where… Read More