The Metamorphoses of Ovid Book XI: Summary and Analysis


Book XI: Summary and Analysis

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Midas: king of Phrygia; known for his lack of taste, judgment and wisdom; be careful what you wish for because you might get it

Silenus: a satyr; foster father of Bacchus (Dionysus), the god of wine and ecstasty

Eumolphus: singer; priest of Ceres

Pan: the god of the woods and of shepherds

Laomedon: king of Troy; father of Priam

Hesione: a Trojan princess

Thetis: a sea nymph; mother of Achilles

Ceyx: king of Trachis; husband of Alcyone

Daedalion: brother of Ceyx; father of Chione

Chione: daughter of Daedalion; pursued by Apollo and Mercury; bore Philammon and Autolycus

Oneton: a...

(The entire section is 1313 words.)