Ovidius Naso, Publius (Ovid)
(2,690 words)

b. 20 March 43 BC in Sulmo (Italy);

d. AD 17 in Tomis on the Black Sea;

prolific Roman poet.


With the exception of the tragedy Medea, and the Latin translation of Aratus’ [4] Phainómena (a didactic poem about astrology), Ovid’…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Ovidius Naso, Publius (Ovid)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0158>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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