Publius Ovidius Naso
Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who is best known as the author of the three major collections of poetry, the Heroides, Amores and Ars Amatoria, and of the Metamorphoses, a mythological hexameter poem. He is also well known for the Fasti, about the Roman calendar, and the Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto, two collections... more »
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All things change, nothing is extinguished.... There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages thems...Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) (43 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman poet. Pythagoras, in Metamorphoses, bk. 15 (c. A.D. 8).