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Ovid The Art of Love and Other Poems (Loeb Classical Library No. 232) by Publius Ovidius Naso

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Written in English


  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Translations into English,
  • Love poetry, Latin,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Roman Literature,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.,
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Edition Notes

ContributionsJ. H. Mozley (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7694028M
ISBN 100674992555
ISBN 109780674992559

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Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BCE – CE 17/18), known as Ovid (/ˈɒvɪd/) in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet best known for the Metamorphoses, a book continuous mythological narrative written in the meter of epic, and for collections of love poetry in elegiac couplets, especially the Amores ("Love Affairs") and Ars Amatoria ("Art of Love").4/5. Jun 01,  · The Metamorphoses, by Ovid, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here /5. Ovid: The Metamorphoses: a new complete downloadable English translation with comprehensive index, and other poetry translations including Baudelaire, Chinese, European. Ovid's Metamorphoses, tr. Anthony S. Kline Each Book is arranged in paragraphs, with each paragraph headed by the corresponding line reference in the Latin text. The ID and/or Password you entered was incorrect or You cannot access the Ovid system because your IP address: is not within the range of IP addresses provided by your site. Please contact your local administrator for more information.

Book I of the Amores includes programmatic elegies, as Diotima's excerpt from Batston points out in Notes on Ovid and the Amores by William W. first elegy explains the meter and topic; the 15th, Ovid's goal — eternal fame. Ovid was a profusely talented Roman author who achieved recognition for his numerous contributions to literature. He is also credited to have influenced future literature masterpieces’ of many great authors including the likes of Shakespeare himself. The palace of the sun turns out to be made entirely of precious metals, and far superior to anything featured on MTV's Cribs.; Ovid tells us that what was most stupendously awesome, however, was the artwork on the doors. There, Vulcan, the god of fire and technology, had created a picture of the world through metal-working. Ovid - The Metamorphoses: Book 3 - a new complete downloadable English translation with comprehensive index, and other poetry translations including Baudelaire, Chinese, European.