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Ovidius Naso, Publius 43 v. Chr.-ca. 18

Works: 75 works in 165 publications in 6 languages and 465 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Didactic poetry, Latin  Portraits  Illustrated works  Manuscripts  Fiction  Commentaries  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PA6519, 871.01
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Most widely held works by Publius Ovidius Naso
Ars amatoria, book I by Ovid( Book )

25 editions published between 1471 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book 3 of Ovid's Ars Amatoria teaches women how to catch and keep men and is presented in this modern edition, based on the revised Oxford Classical Text by E.J. Kenney. In his extensive introduction and commentary, Gibson responds to recent developments in interpreting didactic poetry and the treatment of women by classical authors, especially the Latin elegiac poets. He explores how the interests of male readers are covertly served in a book addressed to women
Metamorphoses by Publius Ovidius Naso( Book )

12 editions published between 1821 and 1916 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Oxford Classical texts edition of Ovid's Metamorphoses has been planned for nearly a century, but earlier efforts by D.A. Slater and Franco Munari were not completed, largely because of the size and complexity of the manuscript tradition. Building on their work and that of many other scholars, R.J. Tarrant has produced a text with a broader manuscript foundation than any previous modern edition. The early fragments and oldest manuscripts have been freshly collated, and the twelfth-century manuscripts have been fully drawn on for the first time; as a result many potentially original readings that had been attributed to later manuscript sources or even to modern scholars can now be located in the mainstream of the medieval tradition. In establishing the text, Tarrant has been more generous than his immediate predecessors in adopting and recording scholarly conjectures, among them a number of emendations not previously published. In the matter of interpolated verses Tarrant has taken a more sceptical view of the transmitted text than editors of the last century; some of the lines he has bracketed had been suspected by earlier editors (especially Nicolaas Heinsius), but other proposed deletions are new. In the apparatus the editor has often noted that a rejected variant or conjecture offers a plausible alternative to the text printed, thereby calling attention to the many places where the original reading remains open to question. Offering a wealth of new information and ideas, this edition will be indispensable for all future study of Ovid's masterwork
Ovid's erotic poems : "Amores" and "Ars amatoria" by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most sophisticated and daring poetic ironist of the early Roman Empire, Publius Ovidius Naso, is perhaps best known for his oft-imitated Metamorphoses. But the Roman poet also wrote lively and lewd verse on the subjects of love, sex, marriage, and adultery--a playful parody of the earnest erotic poetry traditions established by his literary ancestors. The Amores, Ovid's first completed book of poetry, explores the conventional mode of erotic elegy with some subversive and silly twists: the poetic narrator sets up a lyrical altar to an unattainable woman only to knock it down by poking fun at her imperfections. Ars Amatoria takes the form of didactic verse in which a purportedly mature and experienced narrator instructs men and women alike on how to best play their hands at the long con of love. Ovid's Erotic Poems offers a modern English translation of the Amores and Ars Amatoria that retains the irreverent wit and verve of the original. Award-winning poet Len Krisak captures the music of Ovid's richly textured Latin meters through rhyming couplets that render the verse as playful and agile as it was meant to be. Sophisticated, satirical, and wildly self-referential, Ovid's Erotic Poems is not just a wickedly funny send-up of romantic and sexual mores but also a sharp critique of literary technique and poetic convention.--Provided by publisher
Le metamorfosi di Ovidio by Ovid( Book )

10 editions published between 1563 and 1637 in Italian and Latin and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid's Heroides by Ovid( Book )

13 editions published between 1491 and 1961 in 5 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ovid's Heroides, written in Rome some time between 25 and 16 BC, was once his most popular work. The title translates as Heroines. It is a series of poems in the voices of women from Greek and Roman myth – including Phaedra, Medea, Penelope and Ariadne – addressed to the men they love. Claimed as both the first book of dramatic monologues and the first of epistolary fiction, Heroines is also a radical text in its literary transvestism, and in presenting the same story from often very different, subjective perspectives. For a long time it was Ovid's most influential work, loved by Chaucer, Dant
Publii Ovidii Nasonis Epistolae Heroidum : Ab omni obscoenitate purgatae, cum annotationibus, & interpretatione ; Ad usum Scholarum Soc. Jesu by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published between 1749 and 1764 in Latin and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina amatoria : Amores ; Medicamina faciei femineae ; Ars amatoria ; Remedia amori by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Latin and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main description: Die Edition der "Carmina amatoria" (2003) mit Ovids Amores, den Medicamina faciei femineae, der Ars amatoria und den Remedia amoris wurde von der Fachwelt weltweit so positiv aufgenommen, dass eine Überarbeitung vorgelegt werden kann, in der nahezu 100 Verbesserungen am Text und textkritischen Apparat vorgenommen worden sind
Pvb. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon, Libri. XV by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published between 1563 and 1582 in Latin and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Ovidii Nasonis Amorum libri tres by Ovid( Book )

4 editions published between 1820 and 1977 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metamorphoses Ovidii Vnà cum artificiosis picturis praecipuas historias aptè repraesentantibus by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 1583 in Latin and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ars amatoria : lateinisch/deutsch = Liebeskunst by Ovid( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Latin and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pub. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon libri XV. by Ovid( Book )

6 editions published between 1565 and 1599 in Latin and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Ovidii Nasonis elegiae: Tristium libri V by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 1752 in Latin and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Metamorphosen des P. Ovidius Naso by Ovid( Book )

2 editions published between 1876 and 1916 in Latin and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commentary on Ovid : Fasti book VI by R. Joy Littlewood( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a period of neglect, the Fasti, Ovid's elegiac poem on the Roman calendar, has been the focus of much recent scholarship. Joy Littlewood suggests that Book 6 is unified by the theme of War, so providing a framing bracket to balance the dominant theme of Peace in Book I. While January celebrates the blessings of Augustan peace, June presents a multifaceted portrait of Roman war, a uniquely Roman combination of virtus and pictas. The three goddesses who dispute the origin of the month in the Proem have associations with military success and Roman power, a distinguishing characteristic that they share in varying degrees with the goddesses whose festivals fall in June (Carna, Vesta, Mater Matuta, Fortuna, and Minerva), most of whom, like Juno of Lanuvium, are also the focus of women's cult. Throughout the month, republican military conflicts are recalled in temples vowed and anniversaries of victory and defeat in Rome's struggle for hegemony. Finally, a complex extended epilogue, which culminates in the celebration of Hercules Musarum, coalesces with familiar themes of Augustan ideology: apotheosis, dynastic eulogy, and the monuments of the Pax Augusta. These and other themes are discussed in the Introduction to the Commentary, which includes analyses of the literary and historical background of the work, Augustus' dynastic restructuring of Roman religion, as evinced in the iconography of his new monuments, Ovid's adaptations of material from Livy's Histories and Horace's Roman Odes, his narrative technique, and his expansion of the elegiac genre through the antiquarian content of the book. Fascinating literary questions are raised by the poet's audacious violation of generic boundaries, no less than by his inclusion of sound antiquarian material artfully camouflaged by literary allusion. Ovid's Fasti Book 6 offers new insights into the complex role played by religion in Roman life."--BOOK JACKET
Fastorum liber primus. Les Fastes, Livre I by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metamorphoses I-IV by Ovid( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Carmina amatoria : Amores ; Medicamina faciei femineae ; Ars amatoria ; Remedia amori
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Ars amatoria : lateinisch/deutsch = LiebeskunstA commentary on Ovid : Fasti book VIMetamorphoses I-IV