[NEW] (Ars amatoria)

Is poem you should be a don Ovid is so cool I have the copy translated by Tom Payne published 2011 You can also read the version translated by Julian Lewis May 1930 here May translation sounds oldish but still is easy to understand Payne translation all uotes in this review come from Payne translation consists of pairs of lines that rhyme so it has musical uality This is love before Christianity severed love and sex a sad cultural tradition that we still carry on today whether you are a Christian or not Because of the dichotomy "A Relationship Is Either "relationship is either or carry on today whether you are a Christian or not Because of the dichotomy a relationship is either serious or about sex a woman is either a madonna or whore in our culture Ovid has no such nonsense He openly discusses how to win women Book 1 and how to keep her Book 2 His instructions are so honest and insightful of human nature to the point of hilarity And he doesn t boast on his pick up techniue Ovid actually scorns men who bed women for their pleasure alone Ovid likes sharing I hate sex when it brings uneven joysthat S Why I Don T why I don t doing it with boysor irls who ive out thinking it a bind they re dry and spinning wool is on their mind l 683 686You are not surprised about homosexuality in ancient Rome are you Ovid understands extramarital relationships as well Unfortunately Emperor Augustus didn t like it Patriarchy is another factor that restricts our sexuality the Emperor forced a law to punish women who commit adultery and the free spirited Ovid was exiled I read somewhere that this law became meaningless soon however Roman ladies who faced this legal issue declared themselves to be prostitutes a class that is exempt of the law to evade punishment They didn t really practice the service just claiming the status was sufficient for evasion Payne translation contains The Art of Love Book 1 3 The Cure for Love Treatments for the Feminine FaceA few examples of the things you learn How to court women on a budget How to socialize with your mistress s boyfriend S comment la conuérir Où tendre ses filets Compliments promesses larmes baisers hardiesse Toutes les armes sont bonnes Celle ue l'on aime une fois séduite comment la retenir Au te.

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Ars amatoria

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Ovid s classic work offering advice TO MEN AND WOMEN ON men and women on how woo win and keep
a lover has 
lover has translated to so many languages including numerous times Ovid divides his treatise into 3 books Book I instructs the boy or man on how to woo and win a woman of his choice or choices Book II instructs the boy or man on how to keep her or them In Book III Ovid does the same for the irlswomenOvid supplies bits of advice accompanied by examples from Greek or Roman myth and history most of which were unknown to me but which I found in the back of the book Much of the advice is wise and still timely but occasionally his words if implemented in real life would end today in anything from a frown to a slap to a right hook to a lawsuit The advice is best carefully considered before believed as Scraps Inc 15 Modern Quilts Made To Keep godiven Throughout Ovid maintains a sense of humor Despite its age about 1800 years old I found the books easy to read and enjoyable Perhaps except the need to constantly run to the back of the book for an explanation of ods persons and places But even that was illuminating I even found the origin of Rhesus the name of an Asian macaue monkey for biologists and anthropologists but in ancient times the king of Thrace who came to the rescue of the Trojans but failed in his efforts I learn something every day However I make no comment on my following Ovid s specific instructionsTranslations can be or less forthright on what Ovid wrote or intimated B P Moore s 1935 British translation adheres to the poetic form used by Ovid but is relatively restrained about describing the potential acts in which or how lovers may engage In contrast James Michie s recent translation doesn t beat around the bush but just names the acts and techniues apparently as Ovid intendedThis is a short work less than 200 pages and reads rapidly and joyously If you enjoy love andor sex this is a very classy way to o If you don t know the art of love read onafter th. La séduction un art subtil un rite mis à l'honneur pendant la Renaissance avec les cours d'amour mais déjà chanté par Ovide La femme étant libre de ses sens et de ses sentiment.


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    [NEW] (Ars amatoria) Short sparkling witty and sexy this is a tongue in cheek comedy of the sexes dressed up as a how to guide It's best enjoyed on a hot afternoon lounging somewhere comfortable with a fizzy cocktail in your other hand Ovid is great company – a man of the world funny and uotable and just the right side of disreput

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    Read Ars amatoria Ovid É 9 Read [NEW] (Ars amatoria) Do I need to say anything ??Now only if I could figure out a way to play the James Brown track

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    Ovid É 9 Read Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ovid Read Ars amatoria I was drawn in by the title and I feel cheated so let me give you some title suggestions that will give you a truer idea of what this book is about 1 The Cheater's Guide To Cheat Some More 2 A Thousand Ways To Deceive 3 How To Make Fools Out Of Women 4 The Liar's Step By Step Manual 5 Cheating For Dummies 6 Bros Code 7 Cheating said The Love Guru 8 Seduction Tips For Men And Slutty Women Too And the list could

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    [NEW] (Ars amatoria) Read Ars amatoria If you don't know the art of love read onafter this poem you should be a don Ovid is so cool I have the copy translated by Tom Payne published 2011 You can also read the version translated by Julian Lewis May 1930 here May translation

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    [NEW] (Ars amatoria) As much as I loved and plan to reread Les Metamorphoses I can't say the same about this oneEven if I make abstraction of the disturbing and unfair sexism in Ovid's stupid lessons on love and give him a written 2000 years ago pass the book is still cheapI don't think he put too much effort into it at all It was as though he drank a few glasses of wine played with himself a little and then grabbed a plume and

  9. says: [NEW] (Ars amatoria) Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ovid

    Read Ars amatoria [NEW] (Ars amatoria) Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub É Ovid The art of the translation is so difficult When I was at the high school I studied Latin One day we had an extract of this book to translate I remember my incredulity to know if I had well understood Remove the dust of her

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    [NEW] (Ars amatoria) Ovid É 9 Read Read Ars amatoria Ovid’s classic work offering advice to men and women on how to woo win and keep a lover has been translated to so many languages including English numerous times Ovid divides his treatise into 3 books Book I instructs the boy or man on how to woo and win a woman of his choice – or choices Book II instructs the boy o

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