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Ovid and Augustus: A Political Reading of Ovid's Erotic Poems
by P.J. Davis
"Ovid and Augustus" deals with one of the most contentious issues in the study of Roman literature, the relationship between Augustan literary texts and Augustan politics. One of the central facts of Ovid's life is that he was exiled to the shores of the Black Sea. The poet himself tells us that he was being punished because of a poem and a mistake. Although the mistake is ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 20th 2006 by Bristol Classical Press
(first published October 1st 2006)
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