1753 HORACE Ars Poetica Art of Poetry ENGLISH Roman Latin Greek Classical Rome. "We are but dust and shadow".
Horace was the most important Roman poet during the 1st-century BC. He composed satires, odes, epistles, and other poetic verses; works that have been referenced and studied for centuries.Horace's works have yielded some famous quotes that have influenced cultures and societies including Carpe Diem! " (seize the day) and "Pactum serva (keep the faith). The Art of Poetry' was a poem written by Horace in which he offers advice on writing poetry and has been known to influence authors for centuries. Horace discussed the use of appropriate vocabulary, use of prose, and warns against using'deus ex machina' practices.
Since its composition in the first century BCE, this epigrammatic and sometimes enigmatic critical poem has exerted an almost continual influence over poets and literary critics alike. Horatii Flacci ars poetica, epistola ad Pisones With an English commentary and notes. Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes. 1 - , xvi, 280, .2 - xv, , 231, . References: Norton Anthology of Theory. Armorial bookplate - Hugh Rose Young. The political maneuverability of the Roses is perhaps best shown by him during the Jacobite rising of 1745 when he entertained both Charles Edward Stuart and the Duke of Cumberland on the same night, one at his family seat in Kilravock Castle and the other at his house in Nairn. Language: English / Latin / Greek. Binding: Leather; tight and secure. 7in X 4.75in (17.5cm x 12cm). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antiquarian_books" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.