Saturday, November 7, 2009

Ovid, the roman poet, on Yareah magazine

The whole issue of November of the bilingual cultural magazine Yareah is dedicated to the roman poet Ovid.

"... Ovid was exiled to Constanta (called Tomis in Roman times) by the emperor August. According to the poet, it was a “mistake” and current historians disagree about what sort of “mistake” he made: sexual, politician, religious?
Anyway, he arrives to his exile in the 8th a. C. and in spite of his requests, he never was forgiven, dying in this city in the 16th..."

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