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LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidMetamorphoses Book XIV
HomerOdyssey Book X: Ulysses reports his adventures (Aeolus, Laestrygonians, Circe)vv. 233-236 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 270-277): Circe feeds Ulysses's comrades with poisoned wine
HomerOdyssey Book X: Ulysses reports his adventures (Aeolus, Laestrygonians, Circe)vv. 237-243 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 278-286): Circe touches Ulysses's companions with her rod, turning them into pigs
Modern
Ovide moralisé CyclesParis: Anthoine Verard, 1493
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ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1493
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département Réserve des livres rares → VELINS-559, fol. 166r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)La Bible des poëtes, Métamorphose, Paris (Verard), 1493
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