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The Mandelbaum translation was also good, but for me, the Melville was best.
Yet, each time I pick up the book to read it, regardless of how many times I've read a passage before, I find that my senses are never dulled to it.
This impressive relic of antiquity spans a wide panoply of themes, characters and situations.
This is a classic work that is worth the time it takes to read. As far as I can tell, the translation is done well and very easy to read and understand. Read morePublished 29 days ago by PP
I tried several translations, but I ended up enjoying this one the most. I am not sure why - maybe the rhythmic nature of his lines. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Moore
Used it for my greek Mythology class. Small and easy to carry book with easy to read print.Published 4 months ago by Alex Ruscher
Anyone who likes renaissance art must read the Bible and Ovid's Metamorphoses.Published 5 months ago by JJ
I liked the organization and the borders of this kindle verison of the book. It was much clearer than others I had previewedPublished 9 months ago by NV
Ovid has written a work that all writers should read at least once. The imaginative fodder is abundant. Perhaps it is through him that we have come to know the first shapeshifters. Read morePublished 13 months ago by K P Ambroziak
It's a very good book. The quality of the book is also very good. I found it very useful. :)Published 15 months ago by Kelly Chen
Of the available translations, this is I think the best. Moving backwards and forwards between the Latin and the English, Melville hews closer to the text than someone like... Read morePublished 17 months ago by toronto