The Resource Tristia : Ex ponto, Ovid ; with an English translation by A.L. Wheeler

Tristia : Ex ponto, Ovid ; with an English translation by A.L. Wheeler

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Tristia : Ex ponto
Title
Tristia
Title remainder
Ex ponto
Statement of responsibility
Ovid ; with an English translation by A.L. Wheeler
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Author
Editor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
In the melancholy elegies of the Tristia and the Ex Ponto, Ovid (43 BCE-17 CE) writes as from exile in Tomis on the Black sea, appealing to such people as his wife and the emperor.
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43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D
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Ovid
Language note
Text in Latin with English translation on facing pages
LC call number
PA6156
LC item number
.O953 2014
Literary form
letters
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1871-1932
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  • Goold, G. P.
  • Wheeler, Arthur Leslie
Series statement
Loeb Classical Library ;
Series volume
151
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  • Ovid
  • Latin poetry
  • European literature
  • Fables, Latin
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Latin poetry
  • Metamorphosis
  • Mythology, Classical
Summary expansion
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 BCE-17 CE), born at Sulmo, studied rhetoric and law at Rome. Later he did considerable public service there, and otherwise devoted himself to poetry and to society. Famous at first, he offended the emperor Augustus by his Ars Amatoria, and was banished because of this work and some other reason unknown to us, and dwelt in the cold and primitive town of Tomis on the Black Sea. He continued writing poetry, a kindly man, leading a temperate life. He died in exile. Ovid's main surviving works are the Metamorphoses, a source of inspiration to artists and poets including Chaucer and Shakespeare; the Fasti, a poetic treatment of the Roman year of which Ovid finished only half; the Amores, love poems; the Ars Amatoria, not moral but clever and in parts beautiful; Heroides, fictitious love letters by legendary women to absent husbands; and the dismal works written in exile: the Tristia, appeals to persons including his wife and also the emperor; and similar Epistulae ex Ponto. Poetry came naturally to Ovid, who at his best is lively, graphic and lucid. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Ovid is in six volumes
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Tristia : Ex ponto, Ovid ; with an English translation by A.L. Wheeler
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https://www.loebclassics.com/view/LCL151/1924/volume.xml
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • New edition /
  • revised by G.P. Goold.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904378731
  • (MaCbHUP)hup0000251
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Tristia : Ex ponto, Ovid ; with an English translation by A.L. Wheeler
Link
https://www.loebclassics.com/view/LCL151/1924/volume.xml
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • New edition /
  • revised by G.P. Goold.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904378731
  • (MaCbHUP)hup0000251
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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