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poesis

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

pŏēsis: (pŏĕsis, Prud. ap. Symm. 2, 52), is, f., = ποίησις.
I The art of composing poems, poetry, poesy (rarely so used), Quint. 12, 11, 26.—
II A poem, poetry (class.): ut pictura, poësis erit: quae, si propius stes, Te capiat magis, etc., Hor. A. P. 361; Cic. de Or. 3, 25, 100: Anacreontis tota poësis est amatoria, id. Tusc. 4, 33, 71.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

pŏēsis,¹⁶ is, acc. in, f. (ποίησις), la poésie : *Quint. 12, 11, 26 || œuvre poétique, ouvrage en vers : Cic. de Or. 3, 100 ; Tusc. 4, 71 ; Hor. P. 361 || voir la définition donnée par Lucilius d. Non. 428, 12 et par Varron d. Non. 428, 19.

Latin > German (Georges)

poēsis, is, Akk. in, Abl. ī, f. (ποίησις), I) die Dichtkunst, Quint. 12, 11, 26. – II) meton., die Dichtung, gebundene Rede, Poesie (Ggstz. oratio), Cic. u. Hor.: casta, Varro fr.: amatoria, Cic.: poësis opus totum, Lucil. fr.: quod dixi ante poësin, Lucil. fr.: eius (Homeri) picturam, non poësin videmus, Cic. – / Prud. c. Symm. 2, 52 pŏĕsis gemessen.

Latin > English

poesis poesis N F :: poetry; poem