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Ovide Moralisé: Manuscript Tradition and Translation Strategies

Anna Maria Babbi, Universitá di Verona

October 9, 2018 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EDT · 010 East Pyne

Program in Medieval Studies

The Ovide Moralisé constitutes the first complete adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses into French, a masterpiece of 72.000 octosyllabes to which there remain today no fewer than 22 witnesses. The lecture will first focus on some of the more interest aspects of the manuscript tradition of the Ovide Moralisé, before offering textual analyses to help identify relevant translation strategies.

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