Arbiter elegantiae

a judge of elegance or matters of taste.
[gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/ (Show IPA), (Gaius Petronius Arbiter”Arbiter Elegantiae”) died a.d. 66? Roman satirist.
Historical Examples

White and trembling, the noble was not now the exquisite arbiter elegantiae; nor the imperturbable Augustian.
Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith

Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs), known as Petronius Arbiter. died 66 ad, Roman satirist, supposed author of the Satyricon, a picaresque account of the licentiousness of contemporary society


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