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In the twenty-one poems of the Heroides, Ovid gave voice to the heroines and heroes of epic and myth. These deeply moving literary epistles reveal the happiness and torment of love, as the writers tell of their pain at separation, forgiveness of infidelity or anger at betrayal. The faithful Penelope wonders at the suspiciously long absence of Ulysses, while Dido bitterly reproaches Aeneas for too eagerly leaving her bed to follow his destiny, and Sappho - the only historical figure portrayed here - describes her passion for ...

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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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