Ovid and Marot

Here we have a look at Clement Marot of late mediaeval France; and Ovid, of the pre-Christian Roman Empire.  

MarotContreblason du TetinConsider: thOvidAmores I & II, and Cosmetics for Ladies and The Cures for Love.

Ovid lived at the heyday of the Roman Empire. Born in 43BC he knew the victories and defeats of Anthony and Cleopatra, and the great poets Virgil and Horace. He was banished from Rome by the Emperors Augustus and Tiberius for an unknown political indiscretion, perhaps some consequence of his poetry. His other great work was the Metamorphoses.

Ovid was not a doctor, or a patient in his poems, but he writes about abortion and its consequences in The AmoresConsider: References and Further Readingendeavor.med.nyu.edu/lit-med/lit-med-db/authors.html

updated: 22/03/2010