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Ovid’s Metamorphoses : Myth and Art: Keywords

Research Questions

Who is the artist of your work?

When and where did he live? What is his historical context?

What art movement was he part of?

What was his artistic genre?

How was he influenced by Ovid's Metamorphoses 

 What is your myth?
         Describe your myth

How does your artist interpret the Ovid myth?  How is it reinterpreted from the original?


Before you start searching for books, articles or web pages, you need to choose keywords that represent your research topic.


Keywords are significant words (usually nouns or noun phrases) which can be used as search terms in indexes, online catalogs, or databases. They can appear in the title, subject headings, abstract, or text of records. A keyword search typically searches all or most of these fields.




name of your mythological person/myth

e.g. Galatea.

Name of your artist  

e.g. Domenico Fetti

Title and date of your artwork  

e.g. Galatea and Polyphemus  1621-1622

Art movement

e.g. Baroque and Rococo

Location of your artwork

e.g. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Austria