Ovid Quotes (421 quotes)




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Epistulae ex Ponto ("Letters from the Black Sea"), Book I
Ovid
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The Heroïdes: Or, Epistles of the Heroines. The Amours, Art of Love, Remedy of Love, and Minor Works of Ovid (1864 edition)
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In Latin: Hei mihi! quod nullis amor est medicabilis herbis. From: Metamorphoses ("Transformations"), I, 523.
Ovid
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In Latin: "Prisca iuvent alios: ego me nunc denique natum gratulor" - Variant translation: The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late. - Ars Amatoria (The Art of Love)
Ovid
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Ars Amatoria (The Art of Love), Book III, line 365. Quoted in "The Loves: The Art of Beauty, The Remedies for Love, and The Art of Love" by Ovid, translated by Rolfe Humphries, Indiana University Press, 1957 - ISBN: 9780253200020
Ovid
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As quoted in: Latin Proverbs and Quotations. With translations and parallel passages and a copious English index by Alfred Henderson, 1869, p. 91


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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Publius Ovidius Naso, known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who is best known as the author of the three major collections of poetry, the Heroides, Amores and Ars Amatoria, and of the Metamorphoses, a mythological hexameter poem.

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