“The Tree of Forgiveness.” by Edward Burne-Jones. 19th century.
⇒“Metamorphoses” by Ovid:
“Metamorphoses” by Ovid. Illustration by George Sandys. 1632.
“Metamorphoses” is a narrative poem in fifteen books by the Roman poet Ovid, completed in 8 CE.
It is a “mock-epic” poem, written in dactylic hexameter, the form of the great epic poems of the ancient tradition, such as “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.
This poem describes the creation and history of the world, incorporating many classical myths.
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