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Carcanet, Jan 1, 2003 - History - 109 pages
This new translation closely follows the movement and meter of Ovid's verse, masterfully rendering his world of love, licentiousness, and conspiracy while fully capturing Ovid's raciness. An introduction sets the work in its historical context.

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User Review  - Piratenin - LibraryThing

I very much enjoy Ovid's amores, and once you know some of the history his poems become even better. The best part about it I find, is that historians believe he invented Corinna so that he would have ... Read full review

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User Review  - kateh - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful collection of love poems. My favorites were the ones in which the wutor has been unfortunate in love and is pining. These peoms are much more emotional and moving. The triumphant ... Read full review

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Ovid was a Roman poet who wrote on topics of love, abandoned women, and mythological transformations and is considered a master of the elegiac couplet.

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