Delphi Complete Works Of Martial (Illustrated) (ebook)

Delphi Complete Works Of Martial (Illustrated) (ebook)

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Considered to be the creator of the modern epigram, the Roman poet Martial produced twelve books of Epigrams, featuring short, witty poems that vividly illustrate daily life in Imperial Rome, whilst hilariously satirising the poet’s friends and enemies. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete extant works of Martial, with contextual illustrations, a special dual English and Latin section, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Martial's life and works * Features the complete works of Martial, in both English translation and the original Latin * Concise introductions to the poetry * Includes Walter C. A. Ker’s translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition, first time in digital print * Excellent formatting of the texts * Easily locate the epigrams you want to read with detailed contents tables * Includes Martial's rare apocryphal works, first time in digital print * Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the texts epigram by epigram – ideal for students * Features a bonus biography – discover Martial's ancient world * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please note: some of Ker’s translations of the more ‘obscene’ epigrams are in Italian. We regret that no suitable English alternatives are available in the public domain at present. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Translations ON THE SPECTACLES EPIGRAMS The Latin Text LIST OF LATIN TEXT The Dual Texts DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXTS The Biography INTRODUCTION TO MARTIAL by Walter C. A. Ker Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles.


Detalles del ebook
ISBN:
9781910630426
Editorial:
Delphi Classics
Formato:
EPub con DRM
Idioma:
Inglés
Género:
Historia
Subgénero:
Historia Universal
Prelectura del libro:
Delphi Complete Works Of Martial (Illustrated) (ebook)

Referencia:

1910630426 |

EAN:

9781910630426