Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3.511-73

Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3.511-73

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This extract from Ovid's 'Theban History' recounts the confrontation of Pentheus, king of Thebes, with his divine cousin, Bacchus, the god of wine. Notwithstanding the warnings of the seer Tiresias and the cautionary tale of a character Acoetes (perhaps Bacchus in disguise), who tells of how the god once transformed a group of blasphemous sailors into dolphins, Pentheus refuses to acknowledge the divinity of Bacchus or allow his worship at Thebes. Enraged, yet curious… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Open Book Publishers (September 05, 2016)

Collection: Open Reports Series

Format: EPUB

Page count: 260 pages

File size: 4.9 MB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English