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  Hardin Library - Ovid Databases - The University of Iowa Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ovid is a service of Ovid Techologies, Inc. Local coordination is provided by the The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University Libraries.
Access to Ovid is cooperatively funded by the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health, University Hospitals & Clinics, University Libraries, the UI Office of Academic Affairs, and the Office of the Vice President for Research.
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Ovid was born Publius Ovidius Naso into a family of the equestrian, or middle, class in Sulmo (now Sulmona), near Rome.
Ovid did not lose his citizenship and never gave up hope of returning to Rome, as revealed in the many poems written to his friends during his exile at Tomi, but his requests and those of his friends were unsuccessful.
Ovid was one of the most influential of Roman poets during the Middle Ages (5th century to 15th century) and the Renaissance (14th century to 17th century).
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/biographies/MainBiographies/O/ovid/2.html   (741 words)

 Mythography | The Roman Poet Ovid
Ovid, often alluded to in poetry by his other name of Naso, was born in the year 43 B.C. He was educated for public life and held some offices of considerable dignity, but poetry was his delight, and he early resolved to devote himself to it.
He was intimate with the family of Augustus, the emperor, and it is supposed that some serious offence given to some member of that family was the cause of an event which reversed the poet's happy circumstances and clouded all the latter portion of his life.
Ovid took Greek mythology as his inspiration, and transformed diverse legends into an elegant compilation, with the idea of metamorphosis or change as his guiding principle.
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 Ovid Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Ovid's life in the years after his liberation was that of a poet and man-about-town.
It was, Ovid says, the result of his having eyes, and the most widely accepted suggestion is that he had somehow become aware of the licentious behavior of the Emperor's daughter Julia (who was banished in the same year as he) without his informing Augustus about her.
In antiquity itself the influence of Ovid on all subsequent writers of elegiac and hexameter verse was inescapable, even for those writers who were consciously attempting to return to earlier, Virgilian standards; and his stories, particularly from the Metamorphoses, were a major source for the illustrations of artists.
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 Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - Ovid
Ovid's father, who was a respected member of the equestrian order, expected Ovid to become a lawyer and official and had him schooled extensively for that purpose.
Ovid's elegance, both in verse and comportment, made him a favorite among the moneyed class of Rome, and it was not long before Ovid was widely hailed as the most brilliant poet of his generation.
What is certain is that in AD 8 Ovid was sent to the bleak fishing-village of Tomi for what he describes as "a poem and a mistake", Ovid attempted on numerous occasions to find his way back into the good graces of Augustus, writing poems to the emperor and other influential friends.
www.poets.org /poet.php/prmPID/289   (313 words)

 AllRefer.com - Ovid (Classical Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
The poems of Ovid fall into three groups : erotic poems, mythological poems, and poems of exile.
Ovid wrote poetry to give pleasure; no other Latin poet wrote so naturally in verse or with such sustained wit.
A major influence in European literature, Ovid was also a primary source of inspiration for the artists of the Renaissance and the baroque.
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 Ovid: The Art of Love
Ovid claims she was mainly motivated by jealousy in order to make her example suit his purpose.
It is audacious of Ovid to suggest that a woman's refusal to have sex is equivalent to violating the sanctity of the Temple of the Vestal Virgins.
Ovid omits to mention that Philoctetes' cure did not save his life: he was destined to die at Troy.
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 Meander’s Nod » Ovid FAQ
Ovid was either the last of the Golden Age poets, such as Vergil and Horace, or first of the Silver Age poets, such as Lucan and Statius [see Karl Galinsky (1989).
Ovid was born March 20, 43 BC in Sulmo, the second of two sons.
Ovid’s greatest accomplishment is his reaslisation that women played a real role in happy relationships and also experienced desires, as did men, making his greatest accomplishment therefore the Ars Amatoria.
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Ovid was one of the great writers of the Golden Age (31 BC-AD14) in ancient Rome (Matthews 112-113).
Ovid’s greatest work, the Metamorphoses, was a fourteen book collection of myths and legends from the Greeks and Romans (Matthews 113, Bunson 306).
It was while Ovid was in exile in the harsh Black Sea region of Tomis that his poetry focused solely on his desire to be pardoned and allowed to return to Rome (Grant 1461).
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/Mediterranean/Ovid.html   (431 words)

 Ovid's Metamorphosis
Ovid's account is the earliest in extant literature, although the story is much older, found on 6th century vases.
Ovid seems to have believed in art for pleasure's sake, having no ethical agenda for his writings, unlike his predecessor Virgil, who wrote for the betterment of Romans.
Ovid's other works include: Medea (a tragedy, no longer extant), Heroides (letters to legendary heroes from their wives; read them here), The Art of Love (advice on how to seduce a woman; scandalous in Augustus' time, one possible reason for Ovid's banishment in 8 AD), the Fasti (a poetic calendar of religious festivals).
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 Sean Redmond -- Ovid Faq
Unlike Vergil and Horace who lived through the civil wars that marked the violent end of the Roman Republic, Ovid was the first major Roman Poet to come of age wholly in the Augustan Age--the beginning of the Roman Empire.
The death of his elder brother made Ovid the focus of his family's hopes and so he went to Rome, studied rhetoric with the famous teachers Arellius Fuscus and Porcius Latro, and embarked on a career in government.
Ovid began by writing love poetry, and he wrote at least one play in the earlier part of his career.
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 Island of Freedom - Ovid
One of the most prolific poets of Rome's Golden Age, Ovid, the name by which Publius Ovidius Naso is commonly known, specialized in the witty and sophisticated treatment of love in all its permutations.
Ovid himself deliberately obscured them (as did the emperor), merely referring to a poem of his and some mistake.
Ovid's poetry falls into three divisions: the works of his youth, of his middle age, and of his years in exile.
www.island-of-freedom.com /OVID.HTM   (653 words)

 The Classic Text: Ovid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ovid found his true calling however in poetry, and following the completion of his education in Athens, he settled in Rome.
Ovid was soon exiled from the city under two charges -- one for his poem, and the other for not revealing evidence relating to the royal family.
Ovid maintained his property but left Rome in 8 A.D. for Tomis, a frontier fortress.
www.uwm.edu /Dept/Library/special/exhibits/clastext/clspg049.htm   (225 words)

Ovid was the first major writer to grow up under the empire.
Ovid came from Sulmo in the territory of the Paeligni.
Ovid's expectations of a quiet life was ruined when emperor Augustus banished him in 8 AD to Tomi, a fishing village on the northwest coast of the Black Sea.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /ovidius.htm   (1394 words)

 Amazon.com: The Erotic Poems (Penguin Classics): Books: Ovid,Peter Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ovid's reputation is that of a sexual rebel in a free wheeling society.
Ovid attempts to show the world the lack of importance in the great virtues presented in many of the major epics of the time.
Ovid, the young dandy none of the most beautiful women of Rome could resist, in the Amores describes his crazy love to the etera Corinna.
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 Some information on Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid)
The Ovid collection in the electronic text center of the University of Virginia.
Ovid and others, Complete English translation of the Amores, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, the Heroides, and the Metamorphoses.
Recent Ovidian Bibliography is a fully searchable and frequently updated database of publications relating to Ovid from 1990 until the present.
www.croky.net /ovidius   (392 words)

 Univ. of Vermont, Hope Greenberg: Ovid Project
The importance of such classical authors as Ovid to the art, music, and literature of western civilization is legendary, yet many are not familiar with the original works that have provided this inspiration.
Some plates from a 1640 edition of the translation done by George Sandys are also available.
The Ovid Project is hosted by the University of Vermont and is edited by Hope Greenberg.
www.uvm.edu /~hag/ovid   (135 words)

 Ovid Summary
Ovid, first poet of the new age of Imperial Rome, died in A.D. 17 at the Greek settlement of Tomi on the western shore of the Black Sea.
In the following essay, Lyne discusses Shakespeare's use of Ovid in The Tempest, distinguishing between imitation and allusion as modes of adapting his stories.
Ovid: Engraved frontispiece of George Sandys's 1632 London edition of Ovids Metamorphosis Englished.
www.bookrags.com /Ovid   (245 words)

 KIRKE - tenerorum lusor amorum: die Ovid-Homepage
Hugh A. Cayless: Vergil's and Pythagoras' Helenus in Ovid's Metamorphoses
Susanne Gippert, Joseph Addison's Ovid: An Adaptation of the Metamorphoses in the Augustan Age of English Literature.
Allusion in the Poetry of Callimachus and the Metamorphoses of Ovid.
www.kirke.hu-berlin.de /ovid/start.html   (2710 words)

 Ovid at LiteratureClassics.com -- essays, resources
Ovid was interested in mythology and his most famous piece, Metamorphoses deals with mythological transformations.
If we can trust the poet’s later apologies for his life, in which he states that he had never given occasion for any serious scandal, it is probable that she belonged to the class of libertinae.
However that may be, Ovid is not only a less constant but he is a less serious lover than his great predecessors Catullus, Tibullus and Propertius.
literatureclassics.com /authors/Ovid   (810 words)

 Amazon.com: Metamorphoses (Oxford World's Classics): Books: Ovid,E. J. Kenney,A. D. Melville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A translator may often have three or four words where Ovid has only one; and these three or four will all be subtly [see the fine quality of insight and understanding...and care?]different.
Ovid was undoubtedly the most prolific Latin poet; his enormous corpus of poetry gives credence to that fact.
Publius Ovidius Naso was born in 43 B.C and died in 18 A.D. He was banished for unknown reasons to Tomi, a barren place near the coast of the Black Sea.
www.amazon.com /Metamorphoses-Oxford-Worlds-Classics-Ovid/dp/019283472X   (2228 words)

 Ovid Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ovid offers not an epic narrative like his predecessors but promises a chronological account of the cosmos from creation to his own day, incorporating many myths and legends from the Greek and Roman traditions.
Augustus banished Ovid in A.D. to Tomis on the Black Sea for reasons that remain mysterious (Ovid himself wrote that it was because of an 'error' and a 'carmen' - a mistake and a poem).
Complete works of Ovid at The Latin Library
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/o/ov/ovid.html   (240 words)

 Ovid, Michigan 48866 - InfoMI.com
Ovid is located on the northeast border of Clinton County along M-21.
Like many towns in the area, Ovid began when the Detroit & Milwaukee Railroad built a line and set up a station here in 1858.
Ovid was named after the township, which in turn was named after Ovid, New York, where many of its original settlers came from.
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 The Ovid Collection at the University of Virginia Electronic Text Center
Ovid Illustrated: The Reception of Ovid's Metamorphoses in Image and Text
Garth paraphrase are cross-linked so that users may browse or search both texts together; via the "New Window" links at the start of each book, you may now browse the Latin with Sandys' 1632 verse and Kline's modern prose renderings as well.
The fifth link on this page is to our growing archive of pictorial and textual responses to Ovid's great poem, featuring many lavish cycles of Ovid illustrations and a medley of audacious and cautious reworkings and readings in Latin, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, and English; click the icons
etext.lib.virginia.edu /latin/ovid   (226 words)

The update for this tutorial is in process and will be completed by Friday November 11th.
Permission has been granted by Ovid Technologies, Inc.
The tutorial was reviewed and revised by Susan Keesee in November 2005 to reflect the current user interface.
www.mclibrary.duke.edu /training/ovid   (150 words)

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