Publius Ovidius Naso
Ovid

Tristia I.5.63: Ovid compares himself to Odysseus. He makes the case that the Greek hero had it pretty good compared to Ovid's experience in exile.

Tristia I.3.71: Ovid leaves his wife and home. Early in the morning he is torn from his family. His wife clings to his shoulders and begs to go into exile with him.

Tristia III.3.2: Ovid is ill at Tomis. He tells his wife that he speaks to her in abstentia and that no night or day passes with her.



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