adjective see Ovid

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  • Ovidian — O*vid i*an, a. Of or pertaining to the Latin poet Ovid; resembling the style of Ovid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ovidian — OVIDIÁN, Ă adj. propriu poetului Ovidiu; care imită poezia lui. (< fr. ovidien) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Ovidian — See Ovid. * * * …   Universalium

  • ovidian — ovid·i·an …   English syllables

  • ovidian — äˈvidēən, ōˈv adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) died A.D.17? Roman poet + English an : of, relating to, or characteristic of Ovid or his poetry which is noted for imaginative vividness and vivacity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ovid — Ovidian /oh vid ee euhn/, adj. /ov id/, n. (Publius Ovidius Naso) 43 B.C. A.D. 17?, Roman poet. * * * Latin Publius Ovidius Naso born March 20, 43 BC, Sulmo, Roman Empire died AD 17, Tomis, Moesia Roman poet. A member of Rome s knightly class,… …   Universalium

  • Petrarch's and Shakespeare's Sonnets — The sonnet is a fourteen line poem finding its origins in Italy around 1235 AD. While the early sonneteers experimented with patterns, Francesco Petrarch began to solidify sonnet structure. The Italian, or Petrarchan, sonnet consists of an octave …   Wikipedia

  • Ovid — For other uses, see Ovid (disambiguation). Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid) Imaginary depiction of Ovid with laurel wreath (from an engraving) Born March 20, 43 BC Sulmo, Roman Republic (modern …   Wikipedia

  • Heroides — The Heroides ( Her. ) (“The Heroines”), or Epistulae Heroidum (“Letters of Heroines”), are a collection of fifteen A further set of six poems mdash;widely known as the Double Heroides and numbered 16 to 21 in modern scholarly editions… …   Wikipedia

  • Double Heroides — The Double Heroides are a set of six epistolary poems allegedly composed by Ovid in Latin elegiac couplets, following the fifteen poems of his Heroides, and numbered 16 to 21 in modern scholarly editions. These six poems present three separate… …   Wikipedia

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