By Ovid,Peter Green
The books of the Poems of Exile, the Lamentations (Tristia) and the Black Sea Letters (Epistulae ex Ponto), chronicle Ovid's impressions of Tomis—its appalling winters, bleak terrain, and sporadic raids through barbarous nomads—as good as his aching stories and ongoing appeals to his neighbors and his sufferer spouse to intercede on his behalf. whereas pretending to have misplaced his previous literary abilities or even to be forgetting his Latin, within the Poems of Exile Ovid in reality screens all his virtuoso poetic expertise, now focused on one aim: finishing the exile. yet his rhetorical message falls on obdurately deaf ears, and his appeals slowly lose wish. an exceptional literary artist to the tip, Ovid deals an actual, unforgettable landscape of the death-in-life he persisted at Tomis.
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