The Nightingale's Lament and Itys' Identity in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Sagal, Michal.
2017-04-19T18:07:50.478Z

Abstract: The story of the nightingale has many versions, but these can be reduced to two plots from which the others grow. In the first, Aedon, married to Zethus, kills her son by accident. She intends to kill the oldest son of Niobe, who is married to the brother of Aedon's husband. In the second version, Procne kills her son to avenge the rape of her sister, Philomela, at the hands of Procne's ... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Classics.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011811
ID: tufts:21286
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