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[ov-id] /ˈɒv ɪd/

(Publius Ovidius Naso) 43 b.c.–a.d. 17? Roman poet.
Latin name Publius Ovidius Naso. 43 bc–?17 ad, Roman poet. His verse includes poems on love, Ars Amatoria, on myths, Metamorphoses, and on his sufferings in exile, Tristia

Publius Ovidius Nasso, Roman poet (43 B.C.E.-17 C.E.). Related: Ovidian.
Ovid [(ov-id)]

An ancient Roman poet; author of the Metamorphoses and The Art of Love.


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