A lecture on Ovid's exile poetry by Professor Peter Knox. Professor Knox is the Eric and Jane Nord Family Professor and Director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University. His research interests focus primarily on Latin poetry and Greek poetry of the Hellenistic period. He has published over a hundred articles and reviews on a wide range of subjects. His books include "Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the Traditions of Augustan Poetry" (1986); "Ovid, Heroides: Select Epistles" (1995); "Oxford Readings in Ovid" (2006); and "A Companion to Ovid" (2009). Most recently he co-edited "The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature" (2013). He is also working on a companion anthology of Greek literature.
Knox's other projects include an edition of the Greek and Latin poetry of Angelo Poliziano, forthcoming in the "I Tatti Renaissance Library," and a new edition of Ovid’s "Metamorphoses" for the Loeb Classical Library. He has served as the editor of The Classical Journal and is a past president of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Public reception to follow.
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