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The Mythmaker

BBC has a series on Ovid, the Naughty poet of Roman times.

and if you want to listen to the audiobook of Metamorphosis: Librivox version.

and no, I won't link to his R rated love poems. This is a family blog. /s.

but Augustus used his R rated poetry as an excuse to banish him... at a time Augustus was promoting "Family values" (and had to banish his nypho daughter Julia for being naughty). So wasOvid banished for his R rated poetry, or for spilling the beans on Julia, or maybe for .... (fill in the blanks).

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