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Heroides. Amores

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In Heroides, Ovid (43 BCE 17CE) allows legendary women to narrate their memories and express their emotions in verse letters to absent husbands and lovers. Ovid s Amores are three books of elegies ostensibly about the poet s love affair with his mistress Corinna.
Hardcover, 527 pages
Published January 1st 1914 by Harvard University Press
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Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BCE – CE 17/18), known as Ovid (/ˈɒvɪd/) in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet best known for the Metamorphoses, a 15-book continuous mythological narrative written in the meter of epic, and for collections of love poetry in elegiac couplets, especially the Amores ("Love Affairs") and Ars Amatoria ("Art of Love"). His poetry was much imitated during Late ...more
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