Echo and Narcissus – Ovid’s Metamorphoses – ancient Rome

By |2019-05-23T18:41:04-07:00September 3rd, 2017|Literature, Romans|

Narcissus and his pond (Third Style Roman painting from Pompeii, about 79 AD) - Echo and Narcissus Where is Echo's story from? Echo and Narcissus is a story we know mainly because Ovid wrote it down in his poem, the Metamorphoses. It's a traditional Greek story - there are illustrations from Greek vase painting about 500 BC. [...]