|1. Ovid, Ars Amatoria, 1.1-1.2, 1.4, 1.7-1.10, 1.17, 1.31-1.34, 2.599-2.600, 2.643-2.644, 3.57-3.58, 3.807-3.808 (1st cent. BCE - missingth cent. CE)
Tagged with subjects: • Ars Amatoria (Ovid) • Ars Amatoria (Ovid),, audience disclaimer and • Cicero, influence of De officiis on Ars amatoria • Ovid, Ars amatoria
Found in books: Green (2014) 61; Johnson (2008) 120; Thorsen et al. (2021) 95, 162, 196, 202, 203, 208; Williams and Vol (2022) 72, 78, 80
1.1. Siquis in hoc artem populo non novit amandi, 1.2. rend=
1.7. Me Venus artificem tenero praefecit Amori; 1.9. Ille quidem ferus est et qui mihi saepe repugnet:
1.17. Aeacidae Chiron, ego sum praeceptor Amoris:
1.31. Este procul, vittae tenues, insigne pudoris, 1.33. Nos venerem tutam concessaque furta canemus,
2.599. En, iterum testor: nihil hic, nisi lege remissum
2.643. Nec suus Andromedae color est obiectus ab illo,
3.57. Dum facit ingenium, petite hinc praecepta, puellae,
3.807. Nec lucem in thalamos totis admitte fenestris; 3.808. rend=''. None
|1.1. In Cupid's school The poet here lays down the proposition of the work, which he comprehends in the two first verses: he then invokes the assistance of the gods and begins his narration. , whoe'er would take degree" '1.2. Must learn his rudiments by reading me, One must learn to love, and what to love: for love is so far from being forbidden, that there is nothing so commendable, provided the object is good. |
1.4. Art guides the chariot: art instructs to love.
1.7. Cupid indeed is obstinate and wild,' "1.8. A stubborn god He speaks of love who is very seldom guided by reason. ; but yet the god's a child:" '1.9. Easy to govern in his tender age,
1.10. Like fierce Achilles in his pupilage:
1.17. To teach her softer arts; to sooth the mind,
1.31. Nor Clio , nor her sisters, have I seen,' "1.32. As Hesiod saw them on the shady green: Ovid names Clio only, of all the nine, in this place. The fable tells us, she and her sisters were born of Jupiter 's caresses of Mnemosyne, that is, memory." '1.33. Experience makes my work a truth so tried, 1.34. You may believe; and Venus be my guide. It has been before observed, that Ovid invokes the goddess of love to assist his song, as Lucretius does the same divinity for his world of nature, as being the mother of all generations, and all productions.
2.599. Shall I, with patience, the known signal hear, 2.600. Retire, and leave a happy rival there!
2.643. She wants that cover for another place. 2.644. To burly Mars a gay spectator said,
3.57. Why Phyllis by a fate untimely fell. Phyllis despairing of the return of Demophoon, to whom she had granted her last favours, was about to hang herself, when, as the fable says. the gods, in compassion to her, turned her to an almond tree without leaves: Demophoon, some time after this. returning, went and embraced his metamorphosed mistress, and the tree afterwards put forth leaves.' "3.58. Nine times, in vain, upon the promis'd day," '
3.807. There rosemary and bays their odours join,' "3.808. And with the fragrant myrtle's scent combine."". None