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Philemon and Baucis – Ovid’s Metamorphoses

By |2018-04-25T10:20:25+00:00September 3rd, 2017|Literature, Religion, Romans|

Just a loaf of bread This is a story we only know because Ovid wrote it down in his poem, the Metamorphoses. It might be a traditional Greek story, but we don't know it from anywhere else. In this story, Philemon and Baucis are poor people who live out in the countryside in an area called [...]