Ovid (43 BC – AD 17/18) was one of the greatest Roman poets of the age of Augustus, first emperor of Rome. His works have had a profound influence on literature from his own time up until the present day, and were also an important source of inspiration for Renaissance and later art.
Special Collections has a large number of early printed editions of Ovid, many of which are illustrated. In the editions listed below, Ovid's poetry is printed in Latin unless otherwise noted.
The unillustrated editions held by Special Collections include:
The illustrated editions held by Special Collections include: