ovid metamorphoses daphne and apollo study guide

Ovid Metamorphoses: Book 1. 452-567 Daphne and Apollo The first love Daphne, the daughter of Phoebus Peneus, which ignorant chance did not give, but the savage rage of Cupid, this Delian who recently arrogantly conquered the serpent, saw the curved horn drawn tight like a bow and said (455) “What are you doing, mischievous boy, with these strong arms?” Then he said: “those things that you are wearing are only suitable for our shoulders, who was able to give certain shots to wild animals and ga
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  Ovid Metamorphoses: Book 1. 452-567 Daphne and Apollo The frst love Daphne, the daughter o Phoebus Peneus, which ignorant chance did not give, butthe savage rage o Cupid, this Delian who recently arrogantly conquered the serpent, saw the curved horn drawn ght like a bow and said( 455)  !hat are you doing, ischievous boy, with these strong ar s#$ Then he said% those things that you are wearing are only suitable or our shoulders, who was able to give certain shots to wild ani als and gave wounds to the ene ies, who alone we sca&er the swollen Python who was pressing all the acres by eans o a destrucve sto ach with countless arrows ( 460)  ' dont know what loves you ight be content to sr up with your torch, and not lay clai to our praises)$ This son o *enus says although your bow hits everything, Phoebus, y bow hits you, by +ust as uch all the ani als all to a god, so uch ore is your glory less than ine$ ( 465)  -e spoke and having energecally struck the air with his beang wings he stands on the shadowy peak o Parnasus and brings out ro the arrow carrying quiver two di.erent types o arrows% this one /ees love, the other one akeslove0 the one that akes it is ade o gold and glea s with a sharp point ( 470) and the one that /ees is dull and has lead under the sha1 !ith this one the god pierced the ny ph o Peneus and with the other strikes 2pollo who is pierced through the arrow o his bones0 the other akes hi love at once, the other /ed ro loves na e and she is delighted by the hideaway in the woods (3456 and the spoils o the captured ani als and she is co parable to the un arried Phoebe% the ribbon was pulling her hair in a posion without law 7any en sought her hand in arriage, she re+ected her suitors and she is intolerable and ree ro en, transversing re ote groves 8he does not care or whatever -y en, whatever 9ove, whatever arriage rights ight e:ist (3;<6 =1en the ather said% daughter, you owe e a son in law$ 8he hang wedding torches +ust as i it was a cri e colors her beauul ace with a oderate redness and she is scking to the neck o her ather with her gentle ar s (3;56 and says  ost caring ather, give e perpetual virginity) >ust as when this ather gave Diana beore$ 'ndeed he hu ored her, but beauty orbids you that very thing which desires to be, your or resists your oath% Phoebus loves her upon sight and wishes a arriage with Daphne (3?<6 he hoped, however there his own prophecies deceive hi and as the light stocks have been burned a1er the harvests have been re oved, as sparks fre a hedge when a traveler, by ischance, lets the get too close, or orgets the in the orning0 so the god was altered by the /a es, in his whole heart he is burning (3?56 and he nurtures the ule love by hoping -e looks at her disheveled hair hanging ro her neck and he says !hat i it will be arranged#$ -e sees her burning eyes si ilar to the twinkling o stars, he sees her s all lips, which to have seen the is not enough0 he praises her fngers and hands (5<<6 and upper ar s and they are ore than halway naked0 i so ething is hidden, he ponders it be&er 8he /ees swi1er than a gentle bree@e and she having not been recalled to this resisted the words% Ay ph, ' pray or, stay Peneus) ' not an ene y in pursuit0 Ay ph, stay) Thus the la b, the wol, the deer, the lion (5<56 and the eagles and wings o the dove /ed with an:iety Thus any creature /ees its ene y% ' pursue in y cause love) 7iserable e) They arch orward the allen not deserving having  been har ed on the lower legs by a briar and ' a caused pain to you The place where you race is rough% ' beg to run ore oderately to hold back /ight, ore oderately (5B<6 ' ollow that 2sk who you ight please however% ' a not an inhabitant o the ountains nor a ' a shepherd nor in this place a ' a rough overseer o /ock and herd ou are ignorant, by chance, reckless one, you are ignorant o who you are /eeing and you thereore /ee% the Delphic earth (5B56 Claros, Tenedos, and the Patarean kingdo serve e0 >upiter is the ather0 through e, because it has been and it will be and it is, to be clear0 to har oni@e through y song o strings 2lthough our ai is certain, another arrow however is ore certain, which wounds y vacant heart) (5<6 the edicine is y invenon, and ' a said to be a helper through the worldand the power o herbs is sub+ect to us =h or e, that love is not herbally curable, nor can the arts that cure others cure their aster The daughter o Peneus /ees hi ro the  id course (556 about to speak ore and she leaved behind her i perect words with hi  Even then she appeared a&racve0 the winds were stripping the body, and the opposing winds were /u&ering against her clothes, and the light bree@e pushing back her /owing hairs, and her beauty was increased in /ight Fut also the young god does not (5G<6 endure to waste any ore char s, so that love hi sel urged hi on, at ull speed he ollowed the traces o her step >ust as the Hallicdog sees a rabbit in the e pty feld and with speed he seeks prey, she seeks saety0 the one as i he is about to grab her and now hopes to hold (5G56 and he gra@es her ootsteps with his e:tended u@@le, and Daphne is uncertain, whether she is caught and snatches hersel ro his bites and abandons the touching outh% thus the god and the aiden are swi1 in regard to hope, she is swi1 by ear et the one who ollows aided by the eathers o 9ove (53<6 is swi1er and denies rest and he al ost on the back o the one /eeing, breathes on the hair sca&ered on her neck !ith her strength used up she grew pale and having been conquered by the works o the swi1 /ight seeing the waves o Peneus and she said, Fring help, ather) ' your river gods have divine power (5356 destroy y fgure, by which ' have pleased too uch by changing it) (Fy changing e destroy the fgure which did this as ' a da aged6 Feore her wish was scarcely fnished, the heavy nu bness occupies her li bs, the thin bark surrounds her tender chest, her hair grows into leaves and her ar s into branches (55<6 her swi1 eet sck as sluggishroots, the top o the peak holds her head% yet beauty re ains in her Phoebus loves even this and placing his right hand on the trunk he sll eels her tre bling heart under the new bark andhe grabbed the branches as i they were hu an li bs (5556 and gives it a kiss0 however it shrank ro his kisses To which the god says Fut since you are not able to be y wie you will surely be y tree) 2nd as always y hair, y lyre and y quiver will have you0 you will adorn the Io an leaders, when the cheerul voices (5J<6 sing Triu phs and the Capitoline sees the long parades0 2s a ost aithul guard you will stand beore the doorpost o 2ugustus and guardhis crown o oak in the iddle, +ust as y head is youthul with uncut hairs, and you will always bear the everlasng honors o leaves) (5J56 Paean fnished% and as the laurel tree with newly ade branches nodded so that she see ed to shake the head as the top o the tree  Summary:  8o e o the creatures that the earth created had e:isted beore the /ood, but so e were new 2 ong the new ones was the horrible Python  The god 2pollo, also known as Phoebus, didnKt like the look o this var int, and so he shot hi the death with arrows To co e orate this event, he instuted the Pythian athlec contests  Pleased as punch with his victory, 2pollo runs into Cupid, the god o se:ual desire, who isstringing his own bow  2pollo tells Cupid to sck to in/a ing people with his torch, and leave shoong arrows to hi   Cupid says, LAo way, an,L and /u&ers o. to 7ount Parnassus There, he draws two arrows ro his quiver% one, ade o gold, has a sharp p 't kindles desire The other, ade o lead, has a blunt p0 who ever it   strikes will re+ect all love  Cupid shoots 2pollo with the golden arrow, and shoots the ny ph Daphne with the leaden one  The result# 2pollo totally gets the hots or Daphne, whereas she swears to re ain a virgin orever  =ne day, 2pollo starts chasing Daphne, begging her to stop running and give hersel to hi  -e tries the old, L'K a god, you knowL pickMup line, but it doesnKt work  >ust when 2pollo is about to catch her, however, Daphne prays to her ather, the river god Peneus or help  -elp is granted 2ll o a sudden, Daphne stops running and turns intoNan olive tree epFut 2pollo doesnKt stop loving her 'n act, he tells her (in 7andelbau Ks translaon6,Lsince O you cannot be y wie, youKll be y treeL !ith that, he swears to wear olive leaves in his hair, and on his lyre and his quiver -e also instutes the tradion o Io an generals wearing olive wreaths to celebrate their victories  Daphne the laurel tree nods her branches in agree ent
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