A poet is a person who writes poetry.
From the ancient greek : ποιέω, poieō : "I make or compose" ; ποιητης, poïêtes : "artisan, creator, maker, author, poet" > Latin : poēta : "poet, author" > Old French : (1200-1400) poëte or poète > Used (poet) in 14th. The Ancient Greek language is the historical stage in the development of the Hellenic language family spanning the Archaic (c An artisan, also called a Craftsman, is a skilled manual worker who crafts items that may be functional or strictly decorative including furniture clothing Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. Old French was the Romance Dialect continuum spoken in territories which span roughly the northern half of modern France and parts of modern Belgium century, in classical english language, for all sorts of writers or composers of works of literature. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States
The Chinese poem "Quatrain on Heavenly Mountain" by 宋高宗. A language is a dynamic set of visual auditory or tactile Symbols of Communication and the elements used to manipulate them Literature is the Art of written works Literally translated the word means "acquaintance with letters" (from Latin littera letter Poetry as an art form that may have predated Literacy. Some of the earliest Poetry is believed to have been orally recited or sung Buddhist art originated on the Indian subcontinent following the historical life of Gautama Buddha, 6th to 5th century BCE and thereafter evolved by contact with This article is concerned with Biblical poetry, specifically Poetry in the Hebrew Bible. Ancient Greek literature refers to Literature written in the Greek language until the 4th century AD Latin poetry was a major part of Latin literature during the height of the Latin language. Because most of what we have was written down by clerics much of extant medieval poetry is religious. Chinese Poetry is the most highly regarded literary genre in China. Arabic poetry ( Arabic, الِشعر العربي ash-shi`ru 'l-`arabiy) is the earliest form of Arabic literature. The history of English poetry stretches from the middle of the 7th century to the present day When Japanese poets first encountered Chinese poetry, it was at its peak in the Tang Dynasty. Korean poetry is poetry performed or written in the Korean language or by Korean people. French poetry is a category of French literature. It may include Francophone poetry composed outside France and poetry written in other Languages of Persian literature ( spans two and a half millennia though much of the pre- Islamic material has been lost An epic is a lengthy Narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation The chansons de geste, Old French for "songs of Heroic deeds lineages" are the epic poems that appear at the dawn of French literature Etymology The word is a Loanword from descendant languages of Proto-Celtic *bardos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gwerh2 Chinese Poetry is the most highly regarded literary genre in China. Biography Gaozong was the 5th son of Emperor Huizong and the younger half-brother of Emperor Qinzong.
Illustration from كتاب الأغاني Book of Songs by أبو الفرج الأصفهاني. Kitab al-Aghani ( كتاب الأغاني, The Book of Songs is a collection of poems and songs with the stories of the composers and singers in many volumes `Ali ibn al-Husayn ul-Isbahānī (أبو الفرج الأصفهاني also known as Abu-l-Faraj or in the West as Abulfaraj (897-967 was an Iranian (1216-20)
The Concourse of the Birds painted by Habib Allah for Farid ud-Din Attar poems. Abū Hamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm (born 1145-46 in Nishapur &ndash died c (1486–87)
Tiziano Vecellio's "Danae", inspired by the Metamorphoses of Ovidius. Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (c 1485 &ndash August 27 1576 better known as Titian, was the leading painter of the 16th-century Venetian Publius Ovidius Naso ( March 20, 43 BC – 17 AD was a Roman poet known to the English -speaking world as Ovid who wrote on many topics including (1553-54)
The poet Yacuren and a companion strolling in a grove of yew trees, by 歌川国芳. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese 歌川国芳 ( 1797 - April 14, 1861) was one of the last great masters of the Japanese Ukiyo-e style
A Norse mythology image from the 18th century Prose Edda manuscript.
"The Ghost of a Flea" by William Blake. William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 was an English poet, painter, and Printmaker. (1820)
"Der arme Poet", by Carl Spitzweg. Carl Spitzweg ( February 5, 1808 - September 23, 1885) was a German romanticist painter and Poet (1839)
Illustration for the cover of Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market and Other Poems, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Christina Georgina Rossetti ( December 5, 1830 &ndash December 29, 1894) was an English Poet, who wrote a variety of romantic devotional Goblin Market (composed in April 1859 and published in 1862) is a poem by Christina Rossetti. Dante Gabriel Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882 was an English poet Illustrator, painter and Translator. (1862)
Wood engraving named "Farinata degli Uberti addresses Dante" from a Gustave Doré's illustrations to the Divine Comedy. Wood engraving is a Relief printing technique where the end grain of Wood is used as a medium for Engraving, thus differing from the older technique of The Divine Comedy (1861-1868)
"Le Coin de table", by Henri Fantin-Latour. Henri Fantin-Latour ( January 14, 1836 - August 25, 1904) was a French painter and lithographer. (1872)
One of Henry Holiday's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. Henry Holiday was an English Pre-Raphaelite artist born on June 17, 1839 in London. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (ˈdɒdsən (27 January 1832 &ndash 14 January 1898 better known by the Pen name Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/ was an English " The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in 8 Fits " is a nonsense Poem written by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in 1874 when he was 42 years
"Sappho and Alcaeus of Mytilene", by Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA ( January 8, 1836, Dronrijp, the Netherlands. (1881)
"Favourite Poete", by Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA ( January 8, 1836, Dronrijp, the Netherlands. (1888)
Akashi Gidayu, No 83 100 Aspects of the Moon Series by 月岡 芳年. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi ( 1839 - June 9, 1892) (月岡 芳年 also named Taiso Yoshitoshi ja 大蘇 芳年 was a Japanese artist (1890)
"Le Poète et la Muse", by Auguste Rodin. Auguste Rodin (born François-Auguste-René Rodin; November 12 1840–November 17 1917 was a French artist most famous as a sculptor.
The Dinky Bird, by Maxfield Parrish, an illustration from Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field. Maxfield Parrish ( July 25, 1870 &ndash March 30, 1966) was an American painter and illustrator. Eugene Field Sr ( September 2, 1850 - November 4, 1895) was an American writer best known for his children's poetry and humorous (1904)
"At the Tomb of Omar Khayyam", by Jay Hambidge. Jay Hambidge (1867&ndash1924 was an American artist born in Canada. (?-1911)
Apollinaire's calligramme. Concrete poetry, pattern poetry or shape poetry is Poetry in which the typographical arrangement of words is as important in conveying the intended effect (1918)
村山 槐多's Self Portrait. was a Japanese author. (1918)
"Dancing Girl", an undated ink-on-paper piece by Rabindranath Tagore.