hortus

hortus

1. A pleasure garden or pleasure ground of the ancients, similar in style and arrangement to the garden of a modern Italian villa.
2. Any type of garden in ancient Rome.
References in classic literature ?
I'm afraid I know nothing of the theory of it, but I keep his Hortus Siccus in order.
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Ensemble Hortus Musicus 18:00 @ Tallinn, Kadriorg Palace
Hortus's portrays a vast tropical garden in the centre of which stands an ornamental summerhouse with two caryatids bearing an entablature whose tympanum is inscribed with the title of the work.
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Shaw is by no means the first artist to have cultivated a hortus conclusus in which their work has taken root and flourished.
He can demonstrate how Marvell's 'Nymph Complaining' transforms Fanshawe's translation of Guarini's Il Pastor Fido at the same time as it sets up an interplay between Ovid's Heroides, the Niobe myth, and the tradition of the Marian hortus conclusus.
Back on a horticultural tip, the Hortus Botanicus - one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world - been a sanctuary from the city for 300 years, and has 4,000 plant species in its gardens and greenhouses.
Vicente, however, focused on a hortus conclusus rather than on the sweeping, open space of the shore.
Both men have worked at the Hortus Botanicus of Amsterdam, also known as the Plantage Hortus, a botanical garden still in existence today.
Known for his work in Prague and Vienna with medicinal herbs Clusius went to the Netherlands to become head botanist of the new botanical garden or 'hortus' at the University of Leiden.