Here are the collected works I have cited.  I will add works as I cite them in my comments/posts.  So, don’t worry if you don’t see the most important tomes listed here right away; they are coming!

Live Bibliography:


Commentaries (texts and line-by-line comments from scholars):

  • Barchiesi, Alessandro, Gianpiero Rosati, Edward Kenney, and Joseph Reed (2005-2013). Ovidio Metamorfosi. Vol. I-V. Trebasaleghe, Italy: Fondazione Valla.
  • Bömer, Franz (1969-1986). P. Ovidius Naso – Metamorphosen. Vol. I-VIII. Heidelberg: Carl Winter – Universitätsverlag.
  • Thomas, Richard (1988). Virgil: Georgics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Edited Volumes (collections of scholarly essays):

  • Hardie, Philip, ed (2002). The Cambridge Companion to Ovid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


  • Davis, Gregson (1983). The Death of Procris: “Amor” and the Hunt in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Rome: Edizioni dell’Ateneo.
  • Fontenrose, Joeseph (1981). Orion: the myth of the hunter and the huntress. Berkeley And Los Angeles: University of California Press.
  • Hardie, Philip (2002). Ovid’s Poetics of Illusion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Myers, K. Sara (1994). Ovid’s Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the Metamorphoses. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
  • Ziogas, Ioannis (2013). Ovid and Hesiod: The Metamorphosis of the Catalogue of Women. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Journal Articles (articles from scholarly journals) and Book Chapters:

  • Gildenhard, Ingo, and Andrew Zissos (2000). “Inspirational Fictions: Autobiography and Generic Reflexivity in Ovid’s Proems.” Greece & Rome Second Series 47, no. 1: 67-79.
  • King, Helen (2002). “Bound to Bleed: Artemis and Greek Women.” In Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World, edited by Laura McClure, 77-97. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Lefkowitz, Mary (1993). “Seduction and Rape in Greek Myth.” In Consent and Coercion to Sex and Marriage in Ancient and Medieval Societies, edited by Angela Laiou, 17-38. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks.
  • Most, Glenn (2013). “Eros in Hesiod.” In Eros in Ancient Greece, edited by Ed Sanders, Chiara Thumiger, Chris Carey, and Nick Lowe, 163-74. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Parry, Hugh (1964). “Ovid’s Metamorphoses: Violence in a Pastoral Landscape.” Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philogical Association 95: 268-82.
  • Segal, Charles (2001). “Intertextuality and Immortality: Ovid, Pythagoras and Lucretius in Metamorphoses 15.” Materiali e discusioni per l’analisi dei testi classici 46: 63-101
  • Sourvinou-Inwood, Christiane (1987). “A Series of Erotic Pursuits: Images and Meanings.” The Journal of Hellenic Studies 107: 131-53.
  • Wheeler, Stephen (1995). “Imago Mundi: Another View of the Creation in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.” The American Journal of Philology 116, no. 1: 95-121.
  • Wills, Jeffrey (1990). “Callimachean Models for Ovid’s ‘Apollo-Daphne’.” Materiali e discussioni per l’analisi dei testi classici 24: 143-56.
  • Zeitlin, Froma (1986). “Configurations of Rape in Greek Myth.” In Rape, edited by Sylvana Tomaselli and Roy Porter, 122-51. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.