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Works: 1,795 works in 5,741 publications in 13 languages and 32,801 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epigrams  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Creator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Dedicatee, Honoree, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA6502, 878.0102
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M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammata by Martial( Book )
1,136 editions published between 1470 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,445 libraries worldwide
In his epigrams, Martial (c. 40-c. 103 CE) is a keen, sharp-tongued observer of Roman scenes and events, including the new Colosseum, country life, a debauchee's banquet, and the eruption of Vesuvius. His poems are sometimes obscene, in the tradition of the genre, sometimes affectionate or amusing, and always pointed
Selected epigrams of Martial by Martial( Book )
61 editions published between 1613 and 2012 in English and Latin and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Selected epigrams by Martial( Book )
21 editions published between 1629 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 657 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
The epigrams of Martial by Martial( Book )
44 editions published between 1860 and 1992 in English and Latin and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Sixty poems of Martial, in translation by Martial( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
M. Val. Martialis Epigrammata : in usum scholæ Westmonasteriensis by Martial( Book )
61 editions published between 1655 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammaton libri by Martial( Book )
102 editions published between 1620 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 385 libraries worldwide
M. Valerii Martialis Liber spectaculorum by Martial( Book )
13 editions published in 2006 in English and Latin and held by 303 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
Epigrams by Martial( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 296 libraries worldwide
"This new commentary illuminates the allusions to people, places, things, and cultural practices of late first-century Rome that pervade Martial's poetry. It analyzes the epigrammatist's poems as literary creations, treating such topics as the structure of the individual poems and of the book as a whole, and the influence of earlier texts on Martial's language and themes. This edition thus fills an important gap and will be of interest to readers of both Martial and ancient epigram, from advanced undergraduates to scholars."--Jacket
The heritage of European literature by Edward H Weatherly( Book )
in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Book XIII : the Xenia by Martial( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Latin and held by 216 libraries worldwide
"Although both innovative and engaging, Book XIII of Martial's epigrams, the Xenia, has generally been neglected. As its name suggests, it is concerned with presents, in particular those given at the Saturnalia by hosts to their dinner guests. Like the Apophoreta, which Martial published next, it comprises independent poetic couplets cast as descriptive gift-tags. Far from being mere verse catalogues, however, these books are highly sophisticated literary compositions. Whereas the Apophoreta encompass many different items, the Xenia are devoted to food and drink, and are carefully ordered to reflect the courses of the cena at which they might have been distributed." "This edition contains the first commentary devoted exclusively to the Xenia. It combines literary and textual comment with close attention to the social and cultural context, and will therefore be of value not only to specialists in Latin literature but also to anyone interested in the food and festivals of Ancient Rome."--BOOK JACKET
Epigramme : Lateinisch-Deutsch by Martial( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 127 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
Martial by Peter Howell( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Martial's Epigrams : a selection by Martial( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Epigrams by Martial( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and Latin and held by 18 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
Excerpta ex Martiale : In usum Regiæ Scholæ Etonensis, notis emendata by Martial( Book )
11 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Martial and the modern epigram by Paul Nixon( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Martial Book XIV, The apophoreta : text by Martial( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in Latin and held by 7 libraries worldwide
M. Val. Martialis epigrammata in XII. libros digesta: ut uni, sic omnibus poetis, facem praeferente Jacobo Elphinstonio by Martial( Book )
7 editions published in 1783 in Latin and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
M. Val. Martialis epigrammata. In usum Scholæ Westmonasteriensis, et Carthusianæ by Martial( Book )
9 editions published in 1724 in Latin and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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Marc Valeri Marcial
Marcial 38-102
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 38-102
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, Marcos Valerio.
Marcial poeta latino del siglo I
Marcial ок.40-ок.104
Marcialis, Marcus Valerius 38-102
Marcialis, Marcus Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Marcialo, Marko Valerio ca. 40-102
Marciāls, Marks Valērijs
Marcijal, M. Valerije
Marcijal, Marko Valerije
Marcjalis 0040?-0104?
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Marcjalis, Marek Waleriusz
Marcjalis poeta łaciński
Marco Valerio Marcial
Marco Valerio Marziale Latin poet from Hispania
Marco Valerio Marziale poeta ed epigrammista romano
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Marcu Valeriu Marcial poeta llatinu d'Hispania
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Marcyalis, Marek W. 38-102
Marcyalis, Marek W. ca. 38/40-102/103
Margiale, Marco Valerio.
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Martial 38-102
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Martial ca. 40-ca. 104
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Martial, Marc Valere
Martial, Marcus V. 38-102
Martial, Marcus V. ca. 38/40-102/103
Martial, Marcus Valerius
Martial poète latin du Ier sciècle
Martial poète latin du Ier siècle
Martial Poète Satirique 38-102
Martial römischer Dichter
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Martiale, Marco Valerio
Martialis 38-102
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Martialis ca. 38/40-102/103
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Martialis M. V.
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Martialis, M. Val.
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Martialis, M. Valerius
Martialis, M. Valerius 38-102
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Martialis, M. Valerius ca. 40-102
Martialis, M. Valerius (Marcus Valerius)
Martialis, Marcus V. 38-102
Martialis, Marcus V. ca. 38/40-102/103
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Martialis, Marcus Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, Marcus Valerius ca. 38-ca. 104
Martialis, Marcus Valerius ca 40-104
Martialis, Markus Valerius 38-102
Martialis, Markus Valerius ca. 38/40-102/103
Martialis, P. V. 38-102
Martialis, P. V. ca. 38/40-102/103
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Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 38/40-102/103
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Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 40-102
Marziale, Marco Valerio ca. 40-ca. 104
Valerije Marcijal, Marko
Valerio Marcial, Marco
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