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Apollo and Daphne
Apollo and Daphne

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Articles

Apollo and Daphne Through Time

Click below to read an excellent article about the ways different poets have retold the tale of Apollo and Daphne through the years.

Historical Documents

Metamorphoses

Click here for several versions of Ovid's <em>Metamorphoses</em> in which the story of "Apollo and Daphne" appears. 

Videos

Bernini's Sculpture

Two disembodied voices give their take on the myth and Bernini's famous sculpture.

Animation

This clip animates the beginning of the story. Check it out. It's pretty cool.

S.H.E.

"Apollo and Daphne" as told by Taiwanese pop stars.  You must watch this video.

Audio

Handel

Listen to a snippet of Handel's famous opera based on the myth.

Books

The Myth of Apollo and Daphne from Ovid to Quevedo: Love, Agon, and the Grotesque

This book is a great way to learn about the cultural significance of the story over time, by discussing the ways in which different poets have retold the story.

Greek Masterpieces

This book retells the story for children.

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