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Ovid

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Literature.

(43 bc–c. 17ad),

Roman poet. He is particularly known for his elegiac love poems (such as the Amores and the Ars Amatoria) and for the Metamorphoses, a hexametric epic which...

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Ovid

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

• avid • unenvied • David • livid, vivid • ivied • Ovid • bovid • beloved, Dyfed

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Ovid

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

• avid • unenvied • David • livid, vivid • ivied • Ovid • bovid • beloved, Dyfed

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Ovid

K. Sara Myers.

in Classics

P ublished online December 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 11565 words.

All of Ovid’s poetry bears the hallmarks of his distinctive style: humor, wit (often expressed through word play), great literary learning displayed with a light touch, self-awareness and...

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Ovid

David Hopkins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 2785 words.

i. Introduction

The extant work of Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso), written between c.20 BCE and 17 CE, comprises a

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Ovid

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 98 words.

The Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (43 b.c.e.–17 c.e.), better known to the world simply as Ovid,

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Ovid’s Hesiodic Voices

Ioannis Ziogas.

in The Oxford Handbook of Hesiod

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Poetry. 8565 words.

Ovid’s poetry opens a dialogue with the three major Hesiodic works: the Theogony, the Works and Days, and the Catalogue of Women. The ways in which these works complement or differ from...

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Ovid's Homer

Barbara Boyd.

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Classical Literature; Classical History. 320 pages.

This book is the first extended modern study of the Latin poet Ovid’s Homeric intertextuality. Ovid’s relationship with the Homeric poems is shown to be neither occasional nor simply...

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Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Lee Fratantuono.

in Classics

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 4359 words.

Ovid’s Metamorphoses is an epic poem in fifteen books that offers a panoramic vision of classical mythology from the creation of the world through the apotheosis of Julius Caesar. The...

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Ovid (USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 55 words.

Four states have cities with this name, either classical town names, as in New York, after Ovid (43 bc

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Ovid (USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 55 words.

Four states have cities with this name, either classical town names, as in New York, after Ovid (43 bc

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