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Subject: Re: Ovidia
Author: egyptianpanda   (Authenticated as egyptianpanda)
Date: March 18, 2012 at 12:29:58 PM
Reply to: Ovidia by pistachio
If I had to guess, I would say that Ovidia is Roman female name.

In ancient Rome, men had 3 names. In Ovid's case, it was Publius Ovidius Naso. Women got their names from their fathers' middle names. So if Ovid had a daughter her name would have to be Ovidia.

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