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The Metamorphoses

The Metamorphoses


by Ovid

The Metamorphoses: You Don’t Want to Myth Thith One Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Metamorphoses? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What war does Ovid begin covering in Book 12?

The Trojan War
The Lelantine War
The Aeginetan War
The Battle of the Sexes
Q. Ovid covers the origins of what city?

The City of Brotherly Love. Not Philadelphia - this one was in Ancient Greece. And they took it seriously.
Q. Who founds this city?

I don’t know, but he should pat himself on the back for being such a good finder Odysseus
Q. Who was the emperor in Ovid’s time?

Oh, it was Ovid’s time, was it? A whole time belonging just to him, eh? Typical.
Q. How does Ovid end his poem?

A prayer
A recap
An apology
Surprise - another poem!