Metamorphoses by Ovid

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The Metamorphoses by the Roman poet Ovid is a narrative poem in fifteen books that describes the creation and history of the world. Completed in 8 AD, it has remained one of the most popular works of mythology, being the Classical work best known to medieval writers and thus having a great deal of influence on medieval poetry.

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  1. - 5th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  2. - 12th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  3. - 17th on The 16 Greatest Books of All Time (NYU Local)
  4. - 21st on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  5. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  6. - Great Books (Anthony O'Hear)
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  8. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
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