Ovid's Fasti

Roman Holidays

by Ovid

Translated by Betty Rose Nagle

Published by: Indiana University Press

224 Pages, 6.12 x 9.25 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253209337
  • Published: April 1995


"In her extended introduction, Nagle offers illuminating information and commentary . . . This verse translation, internally glossed for clarification, is as accurate as modern English will allow. . . . Highly recommended." —Choice

"An excellent rendition in English of Ovid's poetic calendar of the Roman religious year, with an original introduction and useful notes as well as a glossary . . . The translation is elegant and geared to the modern reader." —The Journal of Indo-European Studies

This elegant translation brings Ovid's poetic calendar of the Roman religious year to a new generation of students and scholars. A valuable source of information about the Roman calendar, it complements Ovid's masterwork, the Metamorphoses.