The Poems of Exile

The Poems of Exile

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One of the wittiest Roman poets, Ovid (43BC-17/18 AD) was banished in AD8 to Constanza, a remote and barbarous outpost on the Black Sea. In exile he poured out polished verse, appealing for a pardon that never came; along with lamentations and letters was an elegaic curse of an unknown enemy.show more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 306g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140448659
  • 9780140448658