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Ovid: Heroides Select Epistles

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ISBN-10: 0521368340

ISBN-13: 9780521368346

Edition: 1995

Authors: Peter E. Knox, P. E. Easterling, Philip Hardie, Richard Hunter, E. J. Kenney

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Professor Knox offers a commentary on seven of Ovid's twenty-one epistles in elegaic verse.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/18/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Author's (Mark Ahavel) Biography The author was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1963 in a Roman Catholic hospital during the middle of Vatican II (1962-'64). And his exact birthday coincides with the day that the prophet Muhammad completed is Hijrah (migration) to Medina, according to Muslim tradition, a significant event in the life of the Prophet for Muslims. In 1963, the Baha'i Faith celebrated their 100th anniversary and they established their International House of Justice on Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel. From the year and the date of the author's birth, one can certainly find ecumenical and interfaith significance, perhaps a portent of his destiny. The author was baptized as an infant in…    

Introduction
The poet
The collection
The Epistula Sapphus
The epistles
The transmission of the text
P. Ovidi Nasonis Epistvulae Heroidvm Selectae
Incerti Avctoris Epistvla Sapphvs AD Phaonem
Commentary
Bibliography
Indexes to the commentary