Ajax and Ulysses

From Book 13 of Ovid's Metamorphoses


Leonaert Bramer (1596–1674), The Quarrel between Ajax and Odysseus (c 1625-30), oil on copper, 30.5 × 40 cm, Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Delft, The Netherlands. Wikimedia Commons.


Ajax and Ulysses Lines 361-398

Latin Text

The actual Latin text

Notes and Vocabulary

Notes and Vocabulary on certain words, literary and poetic devices, and difficult grammatical constructions


A literal English translation


A short quiz on meter, grammer, and poetic devices


The meter of twelve lines of the story

Context and Literary Devices Essays

Longer essays giving context to the story and analyzations of the use of poetic devices within this segment of the story