23 relations: Anacreontics, Boethius, Church Fathers, Culteranismo, Elegy, Epigram, Free will, Horace, Idyll, José Iglesias de la Casa, Juan Meléndez Valdés, La Rioja (Spain), Madrid, Martín Sarmiento, Matute, Nájera, Neoclassicism, Poet, Sapphic stanza, Sonnet, Spain, Spanish Inquisition, University of Salamanca.
Anacreontics are verses in a metre used by the Greek poet Anacreon in his poems dealing with love and wine.
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, commonly called Boethius (also Boetius; 477–524 AD), was a Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher of the early 6th century.
The Church Fathers, Early Church Fathers, Christian Fathers, or Fathers of the Church are ancient and influential Christian theologians and writers.
Culteranismo is a stylistic movement of the Baroque period of Spanish history that is also commonly referred to as Gongorismo (after Luis de Góngora).
In English literature, an elegy is a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.
An epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement.
Free will is the ability to choose between different possible courses of action unimpeded.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian).
An idyll (British English) or idyl (American English) (or; from Greek εἰδύλλιον, eidullion, "short poem") is a short poem, descriptive of rustic life, written in the style of Theocritus' short pastoral poems, the Idylls.
José Iglesias de la Casa (31 October 1748, Salamanca – 26 August 1791, Carbajosa de la Sagrada) was a Spanish priest and poet.
Juan Meléndez Valdés (11 March 1754 – 24 May 1817) was a Spanish neoclassical poet.
La Rioja is an autonomous community and a province in Spain, located in the north of the Iberian Peninsula.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Martín Sarmiento or Martiño Sarmiento, also Father Sarmiento (born Pedro José García Balboa), (Villafranca del Bierzo, El Bierzo, March 9, 1695 - Madrid, December 7, 1772) was a Spanish scholar, writer and Benedictine monk, illustrious representative of the Enlightenment.
Matute is a village in the province and autonomous community of La Rioja, Spain.
Nájera is a small town, former bishopric and now Latin Catholic titular see, former capital of the Kingdom of Navarre, located in the "Rioja Alta" region of La Rioja, northern Spain, on the river Najerilla.
Neoclassicism (from Greek νέος nèos, "new" and Latin classicus, "of the highest rank") is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that draw inspiration from the "classical" art and culture of classical antiquity.
A poet is a person who creates poetry.
The Sapphic stanza, named after Sappho, is an Aeolic verse form spanning four lines (originally three: in the poetry of Sappho and Alcaeus, there is no line-end before the final Adonean).
A sonnet is a poem in a specific form which originated in Italy; Giacomo da Lentini is credited with its invention.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478 by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.
The University of Salamanca (Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution, located in the city of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castile and León.