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Ovid
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Epistulae ex Ponto ("Letters from the Black Sea"), Book I
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A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.  - Ovid
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Ovid
Source/Notes:
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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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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