The Fall of Icarus

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Drawn on by his eagerness for the open sky, he left his guide and soared upwards . . .’

Enduring myths of vengeful gods and tragically flawed mortals from ancient Rome’s great poet. Ovid tells the tales of Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus, the Calydonian Boar-Hunt, and many other famous myths.

(Taken from Books VIII and IX of Mary M. Innes’s translation of Metamorphoses.)

 

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Drawn on by his eagerness for the open sky, he left his guide and soared upwards . . .’

Enduring myths of vengeful gods and tragically flawed mortals from ancient Rome’s great poet. Ovid tells the tales of Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus, the Calydonian Boar-Hunt, and many other famous myths.

(Taken from Books VIII and IX of Mary M. Innes’s translation of Metamorphoses.)

 

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Paperback

2015

ISBN: 9780141398679