Publius Ovidius Naso

Publius Ovidius Naso

Biography Publius Ovidius Naso (43 i.Hr.-18 d.Hr.)

Latin poet

Origin country: Italy
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Roman poet known as Ovid to the English-speaking world, who wrote about love, seduction, and mythological transformation. He is considered a master of the elegiac couplet, and is traditionally ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonic poets of Latin literature. His poetry, much imitated during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, decisively influenced European art and literature.
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