Epigrams

Product Number: EB00162574
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307803139
Publisher: Modern Library
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Description

Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not "the grandeur that was Rome," but rather the timeless themes of urban life and society.

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Author(s): Martial, Shadi Bartsch
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Oct 26, 2011

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