Related Overviews

Ovid (43—17 bc) Roman poet

Horace (65—8 bc) Roman poet of the Augustan period

Quintilian (c. 35—100 ad) Roman rhetorician


'ars' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Classical Studies


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Gk. technē, ‘art’,

came to have the concrete sense ‘treatise’. Handbooks whose titles incorporated this word were often concerned with grammar or rhetoric. Ovid's Ars amatoria playfully extended the genre. ...

Subjects: Classical Studies.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.