- Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 b.c.–a.d. 17?, Roman poet.
Examples from the Web for ovid
The notion expanded to denote a personal spirit and protector by the time Horace and Ovid wrote in the first century BC.What is a Genius?
November 9, 2013
It was essentially two Roman poets, Ovid and Virgil, who gave us this tragic and terrible story.
Poets, from Virgil and Ovid to Mallarme and Rilke, have written his story.
In his case it was Ovid, Colorado, with a population that hovers around 300.The Football Player Turned Opera Singer
February 19, 2011
Roman poets such as Catullus and Ovid celebrated the kiss and members of the populace were avid mouth-to-mouth practitioners.The History of Kissing
February 13, 2011
Nay, this use was not unknown to the Latins, as may be proved from Virgil and Ovid.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
Ovid was not a greater master of metamorphoses than thy friend.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
Ovid never would have said that, if he had smoked a cigar or chewed tobacco.The Comic Latin Grammar
A figure from the pages of Ovid, metamorphosed to a gunner of Santa Anna!The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
There is no counterpart to this opening scene in Golding's Ovid.
- Latin name Publius Ovidius Naso. 43 bc –?17 ad, Roman poet. His verse includes poems on love, Ars Amatoria, on myths, Metamorphoses, and on his sufferings in exile, Tristia
Word Origin and History for ovid
Publius Ovidius Nasso, Roman poet (43 B.C.E.-17 C.E.). Related: Ovidian.
An ancient Roman poet; author of the Metamorphoses and The Art of Love.