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The Art of LoveBimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris$
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Steven Green

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199277773

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.001.0001

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Lethaeus Amor: The Art of Forgetting

Lethaeus Amor: The Art of Forgetting

(p.166) 9 Lethaeus Amor: The Art of Forgetting
The Art of Love

Philip Hardie

Oxford University Press

This chapter argues for a serious and constructive message in Remedia: it suggests that Ovid is attempting to undo the teaching of Ars and replace it with the (albeit challenging) anti-erotic art of forgetting.

Keywords:   Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, love, didactic

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