The city Council of Rome on Thursday, December 14, rehabilitated the ancient poet Ovid revoking his expulsion from the Italian capital, which hosted more than 2,000 years ago. It is reported by Ansa.
The report said that such a proposal is late to cancel the order of the Emperor Augustus proposed the ruling party, representatives of which said they wanted “to correct a serious mistake” to the 2000 anniversary from the day .
Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid) was the last of the poets of the “Golden age” of Roman literature. He is one of the three canonical poets of Roman along with Virgil and Horace. He was exiled to a remote town on the Black sea, in modern Tomish Rumynina, in the territory of which he remained until his death in 17 or 18 ad, at the age of 58-60 years.
Ovid himself attributes his exile fatal error and this has led to frequent speculation among scientists.