Medea's response to Catullus: Ovid, Heroides 12.23–4 and Catullus 76.1–6

Classical Quarterly 45 (02):575- (1995)


After an opening of the elegiac epistle which recalls the Euripidean-Ennian Medea-prologue, Ovid's heroine thus states her purpose : est aliqua ingrato meritum exprobrare voluptas; hac fruar, haec de te gaudia sola feram

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