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Metamorphoses Movies & Media Adaptations

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The Ovid Project: Metamorphosing the "Metamorphoses," http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/ovid/ is the University of Vermont's online, digitized collection of illustrations from the 1640 edition of the Metamorphoses by George Sandys and the 1703 edition from seventeenth-century German artist Johann Wilhelm Bauer. The illustrations are taken from the university's private rare book collection and offer a rare glimpse into some of the English translations' early artistic depictions of the classical tales.

The University of Virginia's Electronic Text Center at http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/latin/ovid/ hosts an extensive database of Metamorphoses resources, including the original Latin text, five English translations, and many related links.

While the breadth of movie adaptations of Ovid's tales is extensive, one notable example is the 1959 Cannes Film Festival Prize—winner and that year's Academy Award—winner for Best Foreign Film, Black Orpheus. Set in Brazil with an all-black cast and a...

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