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 (hôr′əs, hŏr′-) Originally Quintus Horatius Flaccus. 65-8 bc.
Roman lyric poet. His Odes and Satires have exerted a major influence on English poetry.

Ho·ra′tian (hə-rā′shən) adj.


(Poetry) of, relating to, or characteristic of Horace or his poetry


(həˈreɪ ʃən, hɔ-, hoʊ-)

1. of or pertaining to Horace.
a. of, pertaining to, or resembling the poetic style or diction of Horace.
b. of or noting a Horatian ode.
[1740–50; < Latin Horātiānus=Horāti(us) Horace + -ānus -an1]


[hɒˈreɪʃən] ADJhoraciano


References in classic literature ?
An Horatian ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland.
Still another, minor, innovation of Wyatt was the introduction into English verse of the Horatian 'satire' (moral poem, reflecting on current follies) in the form of three metrical letters to friends.
Classicists explore the work of lyric poet and satirist Horace (65-08 BC) and philosopher and writer Seneca (04 BC-65 AD) from the perspectives of philosophy in literature and literature in philosophy, Horatian verse in Senecan tragedy, themes and concepts, and modes of quotation and issues of reception.
Fanshawe also used a rhymed version of this stanza in some of his Horatian translations in 1652, though not for his version of the ode to Pyrrha.
In fact, Horatian iambic continually notes the unmartial status and weakness of the speaker's body.
Sure, Colbert took Bush down a peg, and Stewart took down CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer, and publicly shamed Senate Republicans into supporting medical care for 9/11 first responders, but more often than not they employed Horatian rather than Juvenalian satire.
After joining the faculty at Dartmouth College in 1952, Elias began to publish a series of seminal articles on the poetry of the Renaissance, among which "The Horatian Epistle and Its Introduction into Spanish Literature" and "The Pastoral Paradox of Natural Art" stand out as models of scholarship and would become obligatory reading for all scholars of the period.
Rather than appeal to the Horatian platitude of moderation, the infringement of immunitas is resisted by pluralizing difference in identity construction.
He broke into songs or poems in several languages, once finishing a Horatian ode in Latin begun by a German General he and his comrades had kidnapped in Crete.
Both kinds of literature relied on the Horatian dictum of prodesse et delectare in their admixture of entertainment and instruction; although their endings clearly spelled out moral messages, the medieval exempla, folktales, and patranas also delighted readers with their jocose and often ribald plots, while the Italian novelle, especially Bandello's, frequently if at times surreptitiously censored unacceptable social behavior.