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The "Heroides", written by Ovid some 2000 years ago, consists of a series of imaginary letters by legendary females of antiquity to their hapless lovers or husbands. The verse letters - purportedly penned by such heroines as Helen, Medea, Penelope, Dido, and Sappho - are the outpourings of women who have been cruelly victimized, yet they are written in the witty and ironic tone for which Ovid is famous. As a source of inspiration for other poets, as a model for the episotolary novel and the dramatic monologue, and as ...

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Mar 2, 2021

The book arrived and is tiny, a stocking stuffer!!

The book is a rip off. I expected the book in the ad's picture but what I received is 2.5 inches tall and 2.o inches wide. It is a ridiculous rip off. I will find another bookstore!

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