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To Thebes the neighbouring princes all repair

DMI number:
15359
Poem Aliases
Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
To Thebes the neighbouring princes all repair
Last Line:
An early unexpected ghost he went
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Narrative verse
Themes:
Animals[Birds; lapwing; nightingale; swallow; pheasant], Food and drink, Mythology[Tereus; Procne; Philomela], Parents and children, Part of the body[Tongue; Head], and Sex / relations between the sexes[Rape]
Related People
Author:
Samuel Croxall
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
See note on person
Translated from:
Ovid
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T169738, Vol.1]
Page No(s):
pp.221-237
Poem Title:
The Story of Tereus, Procne, and Philomela.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall