Ovid Starting Page ("Aetas Aurea" illustration, 1703)



















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Troubleshooting.  You've got a problem?
Mr. Abney has the solution.
I.      I forgot my book.
A.  Ovid at the Latin Library text link (find both the Amores and Metamorphoses here)
B.  Ovid at the Bibliotheca Augustana
1.  Amores
2.  Metamorphoses
II.     It's too hard!  (Like that'll work!  "Be boldly wrong!")
A.  Metamorphoses in English
(There are two translations available at this location: 1.  Click on Version;  2.  Select
Golding; 3.  Click on "Change Now.")
B.  Metamorphosen in German at gutenberg.de
C.  Metamorphoses useful background and summary
             Click on the first image for the Metamorphoses. 
             The other links are also interesting, but unrelated.
D.  Ovid site with links to the Amores and the Metamorphoses (with commentary).
III.   I can't figure out what this word means.
       Consult these Latin dictionaries.
A.  Lewis's Elementary Latin Dictionary      
B.  The Big Gun: Lewis and Short (the standard for a century)
       
(Nota bene: Hoc auxilio dato, carmina in linguam anglicam ipse/a convertere debes.)

Materials for the AP Course (back to the top)
I.     Amores (Click on each link for the appropriate materials.)
A.  Generic Materials (Figures of Speech)
B.  Amores 1.1 
C.  Amores 1.3
D.  Amores 1.9
E.  Amores 1.11
F.  Amores 1.12
G.  Amores 3.15
II.    Metamorphoses (Click on each link for the appropriate materials.)
A.  Daphne and Apollo
B.  Pyramus and Thisbe
C.  Daedalus and Icarus
D.  Baucis and Philemon
E.  Pygmalion
III.   Scansion 
A.  The Mr. Abney Approach (You may need the free Acrobat Reader.)
B.  More Information
IV.  World Wide Web
A.  Art Links
B.  Kirke--major link (knowledge of German a plus)
C.  Useful Site (primarily AP Catullus-Ovid materials)
D.  Another Useful Site (contains most of the same links as C.)
V.   Ovid Research Paper
A.  Research Paper Guidelines
B.  Scoring Guide in .pdf format (You may need the free Acrobat Reader.)
VI.  Miscellaneous Links (back to top)
A.    Images Collection
B.    My Professor Thibault Updated?
C.    Ovid's Poetology in the Metamorphoses (Daedalus mentioned)
D.    The Speech of Pythagoras in Metamorphoses 15
E.    Lecture on Ovid's Metamorphoses
F.    Trauerelegie auf einen toten Papagei (references to E.T.A. Hoffmann and Catullus)
G.    Great Information on Figures of Speech
H.    More Information on Figures of Speech (you'll have to browse to find them)
VII.  Approximately AP-Style Practices (back to top)


Amores Generic Materials (back to top)
1.   Figures of Speech
2.   More Figures of Speech
3.   Still More Figures of Speech
4.   Even More Figures of Speech

Amores 1.1

Amores 1.3

Amores 1.9

Amores 1.11

Amores 1.12

Amores 3.15

Daphne and Apollo (back to top)
1.   Latin text link
2.   Figures of Speech
3.   More Figures of Speech
4.   Still More Figures of Speech
5.   Even More Figures of Speech
6.   It's Not Over Yet: More Figures of Speech

Pyramus and Thisbe (back to top)
1.   Latin text link
2.   Latin text with German commentary
2.   Figures of Speech
3.   More Figures of Speech
4.   Still More Figures of Speech
5.   Even More Figures of Speech

Daedalus and Icarus (back to top)
1.   Latin text link
2.   Figures of Speech
3.   More Figures of Speech

Baucis and Philemon (back to top)
1.   Latin text link
2.   Figures of Speech
3.   More Figures of Speech
4.   Still More Figures of Speech

Pygmalion (back to top)
1.   Latin text link
2.   Figures of Speech
3.   More Figures of Speech
4.   Still More Figures of Speech

AP Style Practices (back to top)
1.   NEW: Deucalion and Pyrrha, part 1
2.   NEW: Deucalion and Pyrrha, part 2
3.   NEW: Baucis and Philemon
For additional practices, see the Vergil page































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Welcome, visitors.  In the 2006-07 school year, we're doing the AP Vergil's Aeneid syllabus at Marquette.  Check back for additions.
This page was last updated on June 8, 2014