Ovid and Covid

A one-sided, anachronistic narrative of Ovid's exile to the Black Sea coast may be read like this: the Latin poet Ovid (born 43 BC – died 17 AD) was put into isolation at the outskirts of the Roman empire for the good of the Roman society which was at risk of contamination from Ovid's infectious... Continue Reading →

Ovid for our time

January etymologically both closed and opened its doors nearly a month ago, for Janus has two heads, one looking back at the forgone year, one looking forth, to new beginnings, like Bilbo Baggins... Now that February too is almost spent, I thought I'd entertain you in some well-seasoned Ovid: January is done, and the year... Continue Reading →

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