5. Ovid

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Alison R. Sharrock

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch5

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

Sharrock, A. R. (2012) Ovid, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330373

Online ISBN: 9781118241165

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Keywords:

  • Ovid;
  • Ovidian corpus, act of vandalism;
  • Ovid's output, in elegiac metre;
  • ideology, reality of Roman society, the military;
  • wounds inflicted by Cupid, sufferings of love;
  • Vulcan's role, as creative artist;
  • topos of elegy, the paraclausithyron;
  • Ovid's Amores, political allusions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography