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.
Back on the horticultural trail, the Hortus Botanicus - one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world - has been a sanctuary from the city for 300 years, and has 4,000 plant species in its gardens and greenhouses.
Easigrass returned to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 this week with garden designer Tony Smith of Hortus Infinitus and, for the first time in history, supported by exclusive retail partner, John Lewis with the Outdoor Living range and Collection/Collection Weekend Fashion.
He's been at it since he was a boy in Louisiana, and later, while working at Hortus nursery in Pasadena, where owner Gary Jones launched a series of weekend tomato sales.
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In addition to the Bahamian plants described in his Natural History, Catesby (1767) mentioned a Bahamian Juniperus in his Hortus europae-americanus, though he conflated it with the eastern North American species now known as Juniperus virginiana L.
Roxburgh's other key publications include Hortus Bengalensis (1813-14), Flora Indica (edited by William Carey: Vol.
Strachey says of Edward Lear's "nonsense botany" that these images are not "mere grotesque distortions, but natural representations of dogs and caterpillars, hearth-brooms, bottles and boots, severally combined into such life-like imitations of actual flowers, that the botanist who would not wish to be able to add them to his herbarium must be as dry as his own hortus siccus" (208).
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Vicente, however, focused on a hortus conclusus rather than on the sweeping, open space of the shore.
6) He not only transforms the hortus conclusus of the convent into the locus of sexual activity but also literalizes the mystical metaphor of the bride of Christ in such a way that when Masetto returns to his village he sees himself as having cuckolded Christ, "affermando che cosi trattava Cristo chi gli poneva le corna sopra 'l cappello" ("affirming that that was how Christ treated those who put horns on His crown" Dec.
The last tapestry depicts the Unicorn in Captivity (the risen Christ) seated in the hortus conclusus before a pomegranate tree (the cross, but also the flower of Isis), wearing the chaine d'amour.