An Hour: an Imitation of Ovid’s Amores 1.5

These shutters were carbonized and thus preserved in the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. Ovid's Amores 1.5 The Roman poet Ovid (43 BC - AD 17) wrote a collection of elegiac poems, translated as "Loves" or, perhaps more accurately, "Love Affairs," in which he tells of erotic dalliances, the trials of being a lover, …

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