2-13-08 - 13/02/2008 13:00:00 1 Ovid Roman author (Latin)...

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13/02/2008 13:00:00 Ovid • Roman author (Latin) (43 B.C.E- 17C.E.); elegies • 44 B.C.E.- Assassination of Caesar saw a comet a year later and believed that this was proof that Caesar became a God • Augustus as  princeps  (31 B.C.E- 14 CE) was originally know as Octavian  princeps is the “first citizen” • Ovid exiled (8 CE);  Art of Love First 2 books of Art of Love was about how to pick up a women in Rome Ex. How to pick up a hostess without the husband realizing 3 rd  book was about how to not seem to easy 4 th  book was about the sex positions a woman should use to keep her man pleased Ovid banished to the Black Sea, Russia because of this book. Here he writes a number  of poems to Augustus. Ovid dies in exile in the year 17 CE •  Metamorphoses  – from a Hellenistic original? • Role of myth handbooks, Parthenius (1
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2009 for the course TRAD 104 taught by Professor Freeble during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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