Study Guide

The Metamorphoses Characters

By Ovid

Jupiter

Jupiter may be the most powerful of the gods, but he also a big baby. He simply has no ability to...

Medea

From the attention he lavishes on telling her story—including an extended interior...

Perseus

Even though Perseus is a famous hero and all, he's a pretty one-dimensional character. We guess...

Orpheus

Orpheus is the world's greatest poet and singer. As such, he is profoundly idealistic, capable of...

Atalanta

Atalanta is an interesting character for many modern readers. A lot of this has to do with her...