"PowerPoint Presentation - Ovid"
Ovid By Ross M. Ovid’s Personal Life • Raised in Rome as a child • Exiled 8 AD for an unknown reason • Lived in Rome 51 years before being exiled • Exiled to Tomi • No family, was very lonely and had no friends Ovid’s Career • Studied law but became poet instead from an inspiration • He could’ve worked here > • A thought was it was a habit but became more • Was most famous Ovid’s Career (Cont.) Roman poet of his time • Wrote Metamorphoses and Amores. These were his two most famous poems • This is thought to be what the girl looked like in the Amores Ovid’s Popularity • Famous for exile from Rome to Tomi • Didn’t like Augustus because he exiled Ovid • His poems made his life great Ovid’s Popularity (Cont.) • Wasn’t really famous until after he died and his books were recognized. • He was so famous a poet in 1596 translated the poem Ovid’s Death • He was exiled by Augustus to Tomi a city near Black Sea • Didn’t have friends there either • Died 9 years later • Wrote some good work after going there best work happened when exiled • It is unknown how he died but some say it was loneliness. Ovid’s Writing • Wrote Metamorphoses which is about how he changed • Wrote Amores (Loves) it was about how he was lovestrck • He kept taking them back because he didn’t like them Ovid’s Writing (Cont.) • He kept taking them back because he didn’t like them • Wrote Elegies which were books within the Amores Wisest • Should be the wisest because lived longer • More experience • He knew the feeling of loneliness and the feeling of friendship