a treatise on the art of poetry or poetics.
(initial capital letter, italics) a poem (c20 b.c.) by Horace, setting forth his precepts for the art of poetry.
Horace’s notice of him in the ars poetica is quite ridiculous.
Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay George Otto Trevelyan
The originality of his ars poetica took the world by surprise.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds
He is at work upon an ‘ars poetica,’ after the manner of Horace.
The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete Madame La Marquise De Montespan
It is widely entertained and comes chiefly from Horace’s ars poetica.
Euripedes and His Age Gilbert Murray
Just what the influence of the ars poetica was and why it was so great a favorite will be discussed in subsequent chapters.
Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance Donald Lemen Clark
If we like the ars poetica, it is because we enjoy reading Horace.
Andrew Marvell Augustine Birrell
The more strict defense of poetry was attempted for the most part on the grounds set forth by Horace in his ars poetica.
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn
He paid little heed to the old rhetoric and the ars poetica of classical comparison.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6 Various
Nor did Horace love old age, and in his ‘ars poetica’ he has drawn a somewhat gloomy picture of it.
Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5 Various
There is no better example of the direct effect of Horace than the part played in the discipline of letters by the ars poetica.
Horace and His Influence Grant Showerman
the art of poetry
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founder of the Parthian empire c250 b.c.
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- Arse licker
noun (slang) a person who curries favour
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