Publius Ovidius Naso known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a
Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of
Ovid - Poet - Born on March 20, 43 BC, Ovid's poetic influence had a great impact
on the writers of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
A basic level guide to some of the best known and loved works of prose, poetry
and drama from ancient Rome - Ovid.
An overview of the prolific, Roman, Augustan Age poet Ovid, writer of love poetry
and epic, but on a less lofty theme than the usual epic.
Ovid's playful poetry made him a favorite among Rome's elite, but angered
Emperor Augustus. Just as he was producing his finest work, Ovid (43 BC – 17
Metamorphoses By Ovid Written 1 A.C.E.. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, John
Dryden, et al. Metamorphoses has been divided into the following sections: ...
The Love Books of Ovid An English translation of the Amores, Ars Amatoria,
Remedia Amoris and Medicamina Faciei Femineae by J. Lewis May. English and
Metamorphoses by Ovid, part of the Internet Classics Archive.
Ovid's influence on Western art and literature cannot be exaggerated. The
Metamorphoses is our best classical source of 250 myths. "The poem is the most