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A Palaeographical Corruption in Ovid, Ex Ponto 4.6

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 February 2009

Mark Akrigg
Affiliation:
Toronto

Extract

In lines 35–8 Ovid compliments the poem's recipient Brutus on his skill as a forensic orator. The transmitted text is as follows:

hostibus eueniat quam sis uiolentus in armis

sentire et linguae tela subire tuae,

quae tibi tam tenui cura limantur ut omnes

istius ingenium corporis esse negent.

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Shorter Notes
Copyright
Copyright © The Classical Association 1990

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