Pythagorean intertext in Ovid's Metamorphoses. A New Interpretation
|Author: ||Colavito, Maria|
The first study uncovering Pythagorean epistemology as the intertext of Ovid's masterpiece. Creates a completely new interpretation of this classic and its author.
"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