Book Notes

Book 9: Byblis Notes from Metamorphoses

This section contains 111 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Get the premium Metamorphoses Book Notes

Metamorphoses Book 9: Byblis

Byblis fell in love with her brother, Caunus, and she tried to fight the feeling because she knew that incest was wrong. But soon her feelings got the better of her and so she wrote him a letter telling him how she felt and hoping that he felt the same. He was revolted by the idea, and when Byblis wouldn't give up her pursuit, he left home. He went to found a new city, and when she tried to follow him, she couldn't find him. She sat down by a stream a cried for so long that a wood nymph turned her into a spring.

Topic Tracking: Women 9

Metamorphoses from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook