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Ovid
Source/Notes:
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)
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Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.  - Ovid
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Ovid
Source/Notes:
Epistulae ex Ponto ("Letters from the Black Sea"), Book I
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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