Poet

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Petrarch

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Italians like Dante Aligheri, Giovanni Boccaccio and Petrarch's works in a pharmacist's guild and William Shakespeare's work in the theater.
Francesco Petrarca (July 20, 1304 – July 18/19, 1374), commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was an Italian scholar and poet during the early Italian Renaissance who was one of the earliest humanists.

Francisco de Sá de Miranda

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Some Portuguese poets, as Francisco de Sá de Miranda, wrote not only in Portuguese but also in Spanish.
Francisco de Sá de Miranda (28 August 1481 – 17 May 1558; ) was a Portuguese poet of the Renaissance.

Horace

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For instance, Gaius Cilnius Maecenas, friend to Caesar Augustus, was an important patron for the Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil.

Virgil

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For instance, Gaius Cilnius Maecenas, friend to Caesar Augustus, was an important patron for the Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil.

Poetry

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A poet is a person who creates poetry.

Writer

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A poet may simply be a writer of poetry, or may perform their art to an audience.

Civilization

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Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed through the course of literary history, resulting in a history of poets as diverse as the literature they have produced.

Ancient Rome

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In Ancient Rome, professional poets were generally sponsored by patrons, wealthy supporters including nobility and military officials.

Patronage

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In Ancient Rome, professional poets were generally sponsored by patrons, wealthy supporters including nobility and military officials.

Gaius Maecenas

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For instance, Gaius Cilnius Maecenas, friend to Caesar Augustus, was an important patron for the Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil.

Augustus

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For instance, Gaius Cilnius Maecenas, friend to Caesar Augustus, was an important patron for the Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil.

Sha'ir

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Poets held an important position in pre-Islamic Arabic society with the poet or sha'ir filling the role of historian, soothsayer and propagandist.

Fortune-telling

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Poets held an important position in pre-Islamic Arabic society with the poet or sha'ir filling the role of historian, soothsayer and propagandist.

Arabian Peninsula

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The sha'ir represented an individual tribe's prestige and importance in the Arabian peninsula, and mock battles in poetry or zajal would stand in lieu of real wars.

Zajal

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The sha'ir represented an individual tribe's prestige and importance in the Arabian peninsula, and mock battles in poetry or zajal would stand in lieu of real wars.

Mecca

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'Ukaz, a market town not far from Mecca, would play host to a regular poetry festival where the craft of the sha'irs would be exhibited.

High Middle Ages

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In the High Middle Ages, troubadors were an important class of poets and came from a variety of backgrounds.

Troubadour

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In the High Middle Ages, troubadors were an important class of poets and came from a variety of backgrounds.

Renaissance

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The Renaissance period saw a continuation of patronage of poets by royalty.

Giovanni Boccaccio

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Italians like Dante Aligheri, Giovanni Boccaccio and Petrarch's works in a pharmacist's guild and William Shakespeare's work in the theater.

William Shakespeare

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Italians like Dante Aligheri, Giovanni Boccaccio and Petrarch's works in a pharmacist's guild and William Shakespeare's work in the theater.

Romanticism

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In the Romantic period and onwards, many poets were independent writers who made their living through their work, often supplemented by income from other occupations or from family.

William Wordsworth

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This included poets such as William Wordsworth and Robert Burns.

Robert Burns

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This included poets such as William Wordsworth and Robert Burns.