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The Places of Ovid's literary tale: Fonte Ciane

The site is part of the  Places of Ovid's literary tale included in the "Regional Map of Places of Identity and Memory" (LIM) established by the Region of Sicily with DA n. 8410 of 03/12/2009. The reference sector is that relating to "places of the literary, television and film narrative ”. The sub-sector of reference is that relating to "places of Ovid's literary tale ”. 

The metamorphoses (Metamorphoseon books XV) is an epic-mythological poem by Publius Ovid Nasone (43 BC - 17 AD) focused on the phenomenon of metamorphosis. Through this work, completed shortly before the exile of 8 AD, Ovid has made famous and transmitted to posterity many stories and mythological tales of Greek and Roman classicism.

The place in question is linked to the "Myth of Anapo and the NInfa Ciane " e Rape of Proserpina  told by Ovid in Metamorphosis Book V

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Photo: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Web 

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