Ovid

Paperback | September 10, 1988

bySara MackEditorJohn Herington

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Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43BC-16AD) was a Roman poet, author of "Amores," "Heroides," "Ars Amatoria," and "Metamorphoses." A historical, biographical, and literary study of his poetry and influence. Hermes series on classical authors.

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In this book, the author introduces Ovid to the general reader. After considering Ovid's modernity, Mack surveys his poetry chronologically. Next she examines his most influential poems, finally she explores Ovidian wit, concluding with a look at Ovid's influence on the arts.

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Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43BC-16AD) was a Roman poet, author of "Amores," "Heroides," "Ars Amatoria," and "Metamorphoses." A historical, biographical, and literary study of his poetry and influence. Hermes series on classical authors.

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In this book, the author introduces Ovid to the general reader. After considering Ovid's modernity, Mack surveys his poetry chronologically. Next she examines his most influential poems, finally she explores Ovidian wit, concluding with a look at Ovid's influence on the arts.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1988Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300042957

ISBN - 13:9780300042955

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In this book, the author introduces Ovid to the general reader. After considering Ovid's modernity, Mack surveys his poetry chronologically. Next she examines his most influential poems, finally she explores Ovidian wit, concluding with a look at Ovid's influence on the arts.