Rolfe Humphries

Ovid(20 March 43 BCE17 or 18 CE) is traditionally ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonic poets of Latin literature. His poetry, much imitated during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, decisively influenced European art and literature and remains as one of the most important sources of classical mythology. Rolfe Humphries (18941969) was a poet, translator, and teacher who was awarded the Academy of AmericanPoets' Fellowship and aGuggenheim Fellowship. His work appeared in Harper's and the New Yorker.