Ovid

Ovid

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: In Latin: "Nocte latent mendae, vitioque ignoscitur omni, Horaque formosam quamlibet illa facit." - Ars Amatoria (The Art of Love)

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Source/Notes: Heroides and Amores (1977 edition), Heinemann Young Books - ISBN: 9780434990412