Ovid

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Yale University Press
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OVID TODAY
1
OVID IN His OWN TIME
12
OVIDS LOVE POETRY
53
THE METAMORPHOSES
99
OVID THE POET
145
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Page 2 - Roman Poets. Before I read Virgil I was so strongly attached to Ovid, whose Metamorphoses I read at school, that I was quite in a passion whenever I found him, in books of criticism, placed below Virgil.

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