In my view I believe that Ovid’s view of the Greek gods’ ethical performance was very simple: there was none. If you are talking about the word ‘ethical’ in terms of pertaining to right and wrong conduct, Ovid’s gods were very unethical, ethically speaking, that is. For example, a certain
There was reference to optimism for Rome in Livy’s literature as he believed that the Fates had a greater destiny planned for the empire. But Livy also believed that the more wealth something had the worse off that thing was going to become. In other words, he thought that being poor was better than being … More Did Livy and Ovid have an Optimistic View for Rome?