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Works: 1,680 works in 4,256 publications in 9 languages and 28,596 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Concordances  History  Epigrams 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Editor
Classifications: PA6502, 878.0102
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Epigrams by Marcus Valerius Martialis( Book )
299 editions published between 1471 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
It was to celebrate the opening of the Roman Colosseum in A.D. 80 that Martial published his first book of poems, "On the Spectacles." Written with satiric wit and a talent for the memorable phrase, the poems in this collection record the broad spectacle of shows in the new arena. The great Latin epigrammist's twelve subsequent books capture the spirit of Roman life - both public and private - in vivid detail. Fortune hunters and busybodies, orators and lawyers, schoolmasters and street hawkers, jugglers and acrobats, doctors and plagiarists, beautiful slaves, and generous hosts are among the diverse characters who populate his verses. Martial is a keen and sharp-tongued observer of Roman Society. His pen brings into crisp relief a wide variety of scenes and events: the theater and public games, life in the countryside, a rich debauchee's banquet, lions in the amphitheater, the eruption of Vesuvius. The epigrams are sometimes obscene, in the tradition of the genre, sometimes warmly affectionate or amusing, and always pointed. Like his contemporary Statius, though, Martial shamelessly flatters his patron Domitian, one of Rome's worst-reputed emperors. D.R. Shackleton Bailey now gives us in three volumes, a reliable modern translation of Martial's often difficult Latin, eliminating many misunderstandings in previous versions. The text is mainly that of his highly praised Teubner edition of 1990
Selected epigrams by Martial( Book )
60 editions published between 1613 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 954 libraries worldwide
M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammaton libri by Martial( Book )
75 editions published between 1754 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 612 libraries worldwide
M. Val. Martialis Epigrammata in usum scholæ Westmonasteriensis by Martial( Book )
57 editions published between 1655 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Sixty poems of Martial, in translation by Martial( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
M. Val. Martialis by Martial( Book )
169 editions published between 1521 and 1966 in 4 languages and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Select epigrams by Martial( Book )
9 editions published between 1755 and 2003 in English and Latin and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Despite his enduring popularity, Martial has recently suffered from serious critical neglect. The present work is the first edition of selections from Martial to be published for decades, and the first ever to include a fully representative selection of the oeuvre of the poet, who has often been criticised, unfairly, the authors argue, for obscenity and flattery of the Emperor Domitian. The epigrams included in the selection are organised under various heads, e.g. Martial and poetry, sexual mores, satirical pieces. A very full introduction deals with such topics as the prejudices and predilections of his audience which conditioned Martial's choice of subject matter, Martial's language, the structure and style of the epigrams, the epigrammatic tradition and Martial's creative engagement with it. The detailed commentary is suitable for use with undergraduates and is distinguished by its focus on social history as well as literary interpretation
M. Valerii Martialis Liber spectaculorum by Martial( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
"This is the first full-scale edition of the surviving epigrams from the so-called Liber spectaculorum by Martial, a thematically unified collection celebrating highlights from games held under imperial sponsorship in Flavian Rome. The poems have been preserved in various combinations in six medieval florilegia, and are augmented by two from the Florilegium Gallicum that were first attributed to the collection in the sixteenth century." "Each epigram is accompanied by an apparatus criticus, an English translation, an introduction, and a detailed commentary discussing matters of linguistic, literary, and historical interest. To elucidate these allusive poems, a wide range of evidence is adduced from epigraphy and art as well as works of literature."--Jacket
Martial, the twelve books of epigrams by Martial( Book )
4 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Book XIII : the Xenia by Martial( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Latin and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Epigrammes by Martial( Book )
44 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Martial art by Brendan Kennelly( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammaton liber by Martial( Book )
46 editions published between 1601 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Select epigrams of Martial Englished by Martial( Book )
13 editions published between 1689 and 1974 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Epigramme : Lateinisch-Deutsch by Martial( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Ohne Martial lässt sich die Gesellschaft der römischen Kaiserzeit nicht verstehen. Seine Epigramme bilden ein Sittengemälde des antiken Großstadtlebens in allen seinen Facetten. "Nach Mensch schmeckt jede Seite von mir"" (hominem pagina nostra sapit). Die zweisprachige Gesamtausgabe versucht erstmals in einer deutschen Prosaübersetzung die Gedankenbewegung der Epigramme nuanciert zu erfassen. Eine Einführung und ein Sachkommentar erschließen zusätzlich das Werk eines Dichters, auf den nicht nur unser Begriff des "Plagiats" zurückgeht, sondern der in seinen Epigrammen so etwas wie den Gesellsch
The epigrams of Martial by Marcus Valerius Martialis( Book )
48 editions published between 1615 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The epigrams of M. Val. Martial, in twelve books: by Martial( Book )
3 editions published in 1782 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Select epigrams of Martial by Martial( Book )
11 editions published in 1755 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Tutti gli epigrammi di M. Val. Marziale by Martial( file )
15 editions published in 1782 in Italian and English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
M. Val. Martialis Epigrammata : in XII libros : digesta, ut uni, sic omnibus poetis facem praeferente Iacobo Elphinstonio by Martial( Book )
9 editions published in 1783 in Latin and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
M. Valerius Martialis.
Marc Valeri Marcial
Marcial 40-102 n. Chr.
Marcial ca. 38/40-102/103
Marcial ca. 38-ca. 104
Marcial, M. Valeri
Marcial, M. Valeri ca. 38-ca. 104
Marcial, M. Valeri (Marc Valeri), ca. 38-ca. 104
Marcial, M. Valerio ca. 38-ca. 104
Marcial, Marc Valeri
Marcial, Marc Valeri 38/41-ca. 104
Marcial, Marc Valeri ca. 40-ca. 104
Marcial, Marco Valério
Marcial Marco Valerio 0040?-0104?
Marcial, Marco Valerio ca. 38/40-102/103
Marcial, Marco Valerio ca. 38-ca. 104
Marcial, Marco Valerio ca. 40-102
Marcial, Marco Valerio ca. 40-ca. 104
Marcial ок.40-ок.104
Marcialis, Marcus Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Marcialo, Marko Valerio ca. 40-102
Marciāls, Marks Valērijs
Marcijal, M. Valerije
Marcijal, Marko Valerije
Marcjalis ca. 40-102
Marcjalis, Marek Valeryusz.
Marcjalis, Marek Waleriusz
Marcjalis poeta łaciński
Marco Valerio Marcial
Marco Valerio Marcial poeta latino
Marco Valerio Marziale.
Marco Valerio Marziale Latin poet from Hispania
Marco Valerio Marziale poeta ed epigrammista romano
Marco Valero Marzal
Marcu Valerio Marcial
Marcu Valeriu Marziali
Marcus Valerius Martialis.
Marcus Valerius Martialis 0040?-0104?
Marcus Valerius Martialis dichter uit Oude Rome (40-104)
Marcus Valerius Martialis romersk skribent og poet
Marcyalis, M. Val.
Marcyalis, Marek Valeryusz.
Marcyalis, Marek W. ca. 38/40-102/103
Marek Valeryusz Marcjalis.
Marko Valerije Marcijal
Marko Valerio Martzial
Martial 40-102 n. Chr.
Martial, 40?-104?
Martial approximately 40-approximately 104
Martial ca. 38/40-102/103
Martial ca. 38/40-102/103 de Bibilis
Martial ca. 38/40-102/103 de Bilbilis
Martial ca. 38/40-102/103 Poète Satirique
Martial ca. 40-102
Martial ca 40-104
Martial ca. 40-ca. 104
Martial de Bilbilis 40-102 n. Chr.
Martial, M. V.
Martial, Marc Valere
Martial, Marcus V. ca. 38/40-102/103
Martial, Marcus Valerius
Martial poète latin du Ier sciècle
Martial poète satirique 40-102 n. Chr.
Martial römischer Dichter
Martial ок.40-ок.104
Martialis Bilbilitanus 40-102 n. Chr.
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103 Bilbilitanus
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103 Epigrammaticus
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103 ex Hispania
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103 ex Hispania Tarraconensis
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103 Poet
Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103 Tarraconensis
Martialis ca. 40-102
Martialis Epigrammaticus 40-102 n. Chr.
Martialis ex Hispania 40-102 n. Chr.
Martialis, M. V.
Martialis M. V. ок.40-ок.104
Martialis, M. Val.
Martialis, M. Val ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, M. Val ca. 38-ca. 104
Martialis, M. Valerius.
Martialis, M. Valerius 40-101?
Martialis, M. Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, M. Valerius ca. 40-102
Martialis, M. Valerius (Marcus Valerius)
Martialis, Marcus V. ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, Marcus Valerius
Martialis Marcus Valerius 0040?-0104?
Martialis, Marcus Valerius 38/40-102/103
Martialis, Marcus Valerius 43?-ca 104
Martialis, Marcus Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, Marcus Valerius ca. 38-ca. 104
Martialis, Marcus Valerius ca 40-104
Martialis, Markus Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, P. V. ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis Poeta 40-102 n. Chr.
Martialis romersk författare och poet
Martialis Tarraconensis 40-102 n. Chr.
Martialis, Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, Valerius Marcus
Mart︠s︡ial, Valeriĭ
Marziale 0040?-0104?
Marziale 40-101?
Marziale 40-102 n. Chr.
Marziale ca. 38/40-102/103
Marziale ca. 40-102
Marziale, M. ca. 38/40-102/103
Marziale, M. Valerio 40-101?
Marziale , Marco Valerio
Marziale Marco Valerio 0040?-0104?
Marziale, Marco Valerio 40-102 n. Chr.
Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 38/40-102/103
Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 38-ca. 104
Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 40-102
Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 40-ca. 104
Valerije Marcijal, Marko
Valerio, M.
Valerio Marcial, Marco
Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103 Martialis
Valerius, Marcus.
Valerius Martialis 40-102 n. Chr.
Valerius Martialis M. ок.40-ок.104
Valerius Martialis, Marcus
Valerius Martialis, Marcus 40-102 n. Chr.
Valerius Martialis, Marcus ca. 38/40-102/103
Μαρτιάλης Ρωμαίος ποιητής
Марк Валерий Марциал
Марк Валерий Марциал римский поэт-эпиграмматист
Марк Валерій Марціал
Марк Валерій Марціал Римський поет
Марциал, М. В.
Марциал М. В. ок.40-ок.104
Марциал, Марк Валерий
Марциал ок.40-ок.104
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