Publius Ovidius Naso was born in 43 BC at Sumo in Central Italy. He was expelled from Rome by the emperor Augustus in AD 8 for some unknown offence. He published poetry throughout his life. Harold Isbell is a renowned translator.
HeroidesIntroduction I: Penelope to Ulysses II: Phyllis to Demophoon III: Briseis to Achilles IV: Phaedra to Hippolytus V: Oenone to Paris VI: Hypsipyle to Jason VII: Dido to Aeneas VIII: Hermione to Orestes IX: Deianira to Hercules X: Ariadne to Theseus XI: Canace to Macareus XII: Medea to Jason XIII: Laodamia to Protesilaus XIV: Hypermestra to Lynceus XV: Sappho to Phaon XVI: Paris to Helen XVII: Helen to Paris XVIII: Leander to Hero XIX: Hero to Leander XX: Acontius to Cydippe XXI: Cydippe to Acontius Appendix 1: Principal Characters Appendix 2: Index of Names