Poetic Genres—Heroides
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The Epistulae heroidum of Ovid, a collection of fifteen elegiac epistles written in the person of mythological heroines to their absent lovers, and three sets of pai…

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White, Paul, “Poetic Genres—Heroides”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 23 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271296_enlo_B9789004271029_0108>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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