Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso; 43 BC-AD 17)

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List of Works
[Amores]   [The Art of Beauty]   [The Art of Love]   [Cures for Love]   [Epistulae ex Ponto]   [Fasti]   [Heroides]   [Ibis]   [Metamorphoses]   [Tristia]  

Amores (c. 10? BC) [htr]
  • HTML (3 pages, indexed; 213-221 KB) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • HTML (multi-page) at Perseus/Tufts (Translator unknown)
  • Latin HTML (3 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works
  • Latin HTML (multi-page) at Perseus/Tufts
  • Latin/English HTML (49 pages each, indexed) at The Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translation by J. Lewis May)

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Amores and Heroides, translated by Grant Showerman (Harvard Univ Pr, 1914, 536 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Erotic Poems : The Amores, The Art of Love, Cures for Love, On Facial Treatment for Ladies, translated by Peter Green (Penguin USA, 1983, 449 pg).
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The Art of Beauty (or, Cosmetics) (c. 5? BC) [htr]
Also known as On Facial Treatment for Ladies.
  • Latin/English HTML (Single page each) at The Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translation by J. Lewis May)

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Ars Amatoria, Cosmetics, Remedies for Love, and Ibis, plus three poems now judged not to be Ovid's. Translated by J.H. Mozley (Harvard Univ Pr, 1929, 396 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Erotic Poems : The Amores, The Art of Love, Cures for Love, On Facial Treatment for Ladies, translated by Peter Green (Penguin USA, 1983, 449 pg).
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The Art of Love (3 BC) [htr]
Latin title Ars Amatoria.
  • HTML (3 pages, indexed; 148-153 KB) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • HTML (multi-page) at Perseus/Tufts (Translator unknown)
  • Latin HTML (3 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works
  • Latin HTML (multi-page) at Perseus/Tufts
  • Latin/English HTML (3 pages each, indexed) at The Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translation by J. Lewis May)

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Ars Amatoria, Cosmetics, Remedies for Love, and Ibis, plus three poems now judged not to be Ovid's. Translated by J.H. Mozley (Harvard Univ Pr, 1929, 396 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Erotic Poems : The Amores, The Art of Love, Cures for Love, On Facial Treatment for Ladies, translated by Peter Green (Penguin USA, 1983, 449 pg).
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Cures for Love (c. 5? BC) [htr]
Or, Remedies for Love; Latin Remedia Amoris.
  • HTML (Single page, 153 KB) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • Latin HTML (Single page, 67 KB) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works
  • Latin/English HTML (Single page each) at The Internet Sacred Text Archive (Translation by J. Lewis May)

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Ars Amatoria, Cosmetics, Remedies for Love, and Ibis, plus three poems now judged not to be Ovid's. Translated by J.H. Mozley (Harvard Univ Pr, 1929, 396 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Erotic Poems : The Amores, The Art of Love, Cures for Love, On Facial Treatment for Ladies, translated by Peter Green (Penguin USA, 1983, 449 pg).
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Epistulae Ex Ponto (c. 10 AD) [htr]
Or, Letters from the Black Sea.
  • HTML (5 pages, indexed) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • Latin HTML (4 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Tristia and Letters from the Black Sea, translated by A.L. Wheeler (Harvard Univ Pr, 1924, 560 pg).
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Fasti (4-16 AD) [htr]
A poem of some 5000 lines, on the Roman calendar.
  • HTML (6 pages, indexed) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • Latin HTML (6 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, translated by James G. Frazer (Harvard Univ Pr, 1931, 494 pg).
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Heroides (or, Heroines) (c. 5? BC) [htr]
  • HTML (3 pages, indexed) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • Latin HTML (21 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Amores and Heroides, translated by Grant Showerman (Harvard Univ Pr, 1914, 536 pg).
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Ibis (c. 8-10 AD) [htr]
  • HTML (Single page, 94 KB) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • Latin HTML (Single page, 53 KB) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Ars Amatoria, Cosmetics, Remedies for Love, and Ibis, plus three poems now judged not to be Ovid's. Translated by J.H. Mozley (Harvard Univ Pr, 1929, 396 pg).
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Metamorphoses (8 AD) [HTR]
  • HTML (16 pages, indexed) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • HTML (14 pages, 12-102KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, John Dryden, et al)
  • Text file (664KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, John Dryden, et al)
  • Latin HTML (15 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works
  • Latin HTML (multi-page) at Perseus/Tufts

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition in two volumes, (Harvard Univ Pr):
    Vol. 1 (Loeb vol. III) - Books I-VIII, translation by Frank J. Miller (1916, 484 pg)
    Vol. 2 (Loeb vol. IV) - Books IX-XV, translation by Frank J. Miller (1916, 510 pg)
  • Paperback edition, translated by Horace Gregory (Signet Classics, 2009).
  • Paperback edition, translated by A.D. Melville (Oxford Univ Pr, 2009).
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Tristia (c. 10 AD) [htr]
Or, Songs of Sadness.
  • HTML (5 pages, indexed) at Poetry in Translation (Translated by A.S. Kline)
  • Latin HTML (5 pages, indexed) at The Latin Library; link is for main index page for all works

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  • Latin/English Hardcover edition, includes Tristia and Letters from the Black Sea, translated by A.L. Wheeler (Harvard Univ Pr, 1924, 560 pg).
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Tirukkural (c. 400?-100? BC)
Letter to Herodotus (c. 306-270 BC)
Letter to Menoeceus (c. 306-270 BC)
Letter to Pythocles (c. 306-270 BC)
Fables (Aesop) (c. 300 BC)
Elements of Geometry (c. 300 BC)
Letter to Idomeneus (c. 270 BC)
On Conoids and Spheroids (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Equilibrium of Planes (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Floating Bodies (c. 250?-212 BC)
Lemmas (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Measurement of the Circle (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Method of Mechanical Problems (c. 250?-212 BC)
On the Quadrature of the Parabola (c. 250?-212 BC)
The Sand-Reckoner (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Sphere and Cylinder (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Spirals (c. 250?-212 BC)
On Conic Sections (c. 240 BC)
The Yoga Sutras (c. 150 BC)
Orations (Cicero) (between 81-43 BC)
Letters (Cicero) (between 68-43 BC)
The Gallic War (58-50 BC)
The Civil Wars (50-47 BC)
On the Nature of Things (c. 50 BC)
The Alexandrian War (47 BC)
The African War (46 BC)
The Spanish War (45 BC)
Laelius on Friendship (or, de Amicitia) (44 BC)
On Old Age (or, De Senectute) (44 BC)
Eclogues (37 BC)
Satires (Horace) (35-30 BC)
Epodes (Horace) (c. 30 BC)
History of Rome (c. 30? BC-AD 17?)
Georgics (29 BC)
The Art of Poetry (or, Ars Poetica) (23-20 BC)
Odes (Horace) (23-12 BC)
Epistles (Horace) (c. 20 BC)
The Aeneid (19 BC)
The Secular Hymn (or, Carmen Saeculare) (c. 17 BC)
Amores (c. 10? BC)
The Art of Beauty (c. 5? BC)
Cures for Love (c. 5? BC)
Heroides (c. 5? BC)
The Art of Love (3 BC)
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