Selections from Latin Classic Authors Ovid, Curtius, Cicero

ISBN-10: 1248809734
ISBN-13: 9781248809730
Authors: Francis Gardner, Ovid, Quintus Curtius Rufus
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Born of an equestrian family in Sulmo, Ovid was educated in rhetoric in Rome but gave it up for poetry. He counted Horace and Propertius among his friends and wrote an elegy on the death of Tibullus. He became the leading poet of Rome but was banished in 8 A.D. by an edict of Augustus to remote Tomis on the Black Sea because of a poem and an indiscretion. Miserable in provincial exile, he died there ten years later. His brilliant, witty, fertile elegiac poems include Amores (Loves), Heroides (Heroines), and Ars Amatoris (The Art of Love), but he is perhaps best known for the Metamorphoses, a marvelously imaginative compendium of Greek mythology where every story alludes to a change in…    


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC Number of pages: 462 Dimensions: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.93" tall Weight: 1.804 lbs. Language: English

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