Ars Amatoria


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Ars Amatoria

Ovid’s treatise on lovemaking. [Rom. Lit.: Magill IV, 45]
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Which Latin poet wrote the Ars amatoria and the Metamorphoses?
The ten selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to repetition and representation in OvidAEs Phaethon Narrative, the loves of Venus and Mars in Ars amatoria 2 and Metamorphoses 4, OvidAEs Cycnus and HomerAEs Achilles heel, cosmic and earthly succession in the Fasti and Metamorphoses, and a great many other related topics.
The Offense of Love: Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, and Tristia II
Enterline's analysis in this chapter leans heavily on Ovid's Ars amatoria, as does the chapter on Venus and Adonis, as a pedagogical text in which love and mastery are inextricably combined.
In the Ars Amatoria the cynical Magister Amoris extols the advantages of the theatre to find suitable prey for his pupil's amatory advances (and advancement).
La dea Diana essendo vergine offre un modello di castita e astinenza alle fanciulle corteggiate dai giovani amanti: essendo rivolta a questi ultimi, la Ars Amatoria ne sposa la causa e ne condivide empaticamente le passioni.
Ironically enough, both of these commentators, in order to incorporate Ovid's elegiac Ars amatoria into their classification of 'didactic poetry', have ignored the basic criterion of hexameter verse, if we are to assume that the ancients would have placed didactic poetry within the general class of epic (as Toohey argues).
Ovid's amatory works, in particular the Heroides and Ars amatoria were also translated into French, and as Marilynn Desmond argues in her contribution, their erotic discourse contributed to the emergence of an essentially hetero-erotic ethic in medieval literary cultures.
The first to be mentioned is the Ars Amatoria of the Roman poet Ovid (43 B.
The Ars Amatoria was composed in two stages between 1 BC and AD 2 and has been variously described as an elegy on seduction (it is written in elegiac couplets, a Greek format) and sexual attraction or as a parody on didactic verse.
La gente culta medieval leia con avidez el Ars Amatoria de Ovidio y otros libros de autores latinos o arabes traducidos al latin en los que se cuentan historias inverosimiles sobre las virtudes de metodos o sustancias afrodisiacos.
Es decir, poner al dia el ars amatoria comentando el clasico tratado de Ovidio Nason.