PYTHAGOREAN INTERTEXT IN OVID'S METAMORPHOSES:
A New Interpretation

Author: Colavito, Maria
Year:1989
Pages:164
ISBN:0-88946-398-0
978-0-88946-398-1
Price:159.95
The first study uncovering Pythagorean epistemology as the intertext of Ovid's masterpiece. Creates a completely new interpretation of this classic and its author.

Reviews

"Interpreting the theme of transformations as `internally Pythagorean', . . . [the author] demonstrates that the Pythagorean belief in number as the origin of the ordering of the cosmos can be seen throughout . . . book is a challenge to the thoughtful reader." - Choice