Martial: The Epigrams

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Januar 1996



The Roman poet Martial concentrated on the genre of the epigram, and is best known for his witty poems - which gave the word "epigram" its modern definition. This fifth book contains 84 poems dedicated to the emperor Domitian, and for that reason avoids the obscenity of the other books.


Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction;Testimonium; Bibliography; Sigla; Parallel Latin Text and English Translation; Commentary; Indexes


Peter A. Howell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Classics at Royal Holloway, University of London. In 1980 he published a commentary on Book I of the Epigrams of Martial.

EAN: 9780856685903
ISBN: 0856685909
Untertitel: 'Classical Texts'. Sprache: Lateinisch.
Verlag: Aris & Phillips Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1996
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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