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Metamorphoses (Metamorphoseon libri, Books of Changes) is a work by Ovid. It was written about 1 AD to 8 AD. The work consists of 15 books of between 700 and 900 verses of hexameters. In it, Ovid describes the history of the world as it was seen by Roman and Greek mythology.

Ovid selects those stories which happened often, a lower deity or a human is changed into an animal, a plant, or a star. The story starts with the beginning of the world, the flood. Only one couple survives the flood, Ducalion and Phyrrha. It ends with the change of the soul of Cesar into a star.



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    The beloved Ferrari 458 has gone through many metamorphoses in its five-year history, but the latest version may be the cream of the crop. The 458 Speciale Aperta will be limited to 499 units, and is one of the Italian automaker’s most powerful open-top models ever. The post Purebred perfection: 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta revealed appeared first on Digital Read more on this news related to 'Metamorphoses'

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