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Martial, Book IV : a commentary

Author: Rosario Moreno Soldevila; Martial.
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2006.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 278.
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"This volume is the first comprehensive commentary on the fourth book of Martial's epigrams. The introduction discusses its date of publication, major themes (Domitian, literature, death), the arrangement and form of the epigrams, and some issues concerning the transmission of the text. Of special note is the author's study of the structure of the book. The commentary, preceded by the Latin critical text and an  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Moreno Soldevila, Rosario.
Martial, Book IV.
Leiden : Brill, 2006
(DLC) 2006286841
Named Person: Martial.; Martial.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosario Moreno Soldevila; Martial.
ISBN: 9789047409892 9047409892 9004151923 9789004151925
OCLC Number: 290558824
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 618 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""1. The dating of Book IV""; ""2. Themes and topics""; ""3. The arrangement of the epigrams in book IV""; ""4. The form of the epigrams: structure, language, metrics""; ""5. The manuscript transmission of Martial: some issues relating to book IV""; ""6. This commentary""; ""TEXT AND TRANSLATION""; ""COMMENTARY""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""GENERAL INDEX""; ""INDEX NOMINVM""; ""INDEX VERBORVM""; ""INDEX LOCORVM""
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 278.
Other Titles: Martial, Book 4
Martial, Book four
Responsibility: by Rosario Moreno Soldevila.

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This volume is the first comprehensive commentary on the fourth book of Martial's epigrams: it focuses on literary matters and realia in order to clarify each poem and to offer an aesthetic account  Read more...

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