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Martial (040–104)

Autor(a) de Epigrams

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Obras de Martial

Epigrams (0103) 567 cópias
Selected epigrams of Martial (1963) 80 cópias
I cento epigrammi proibiti (1992) 37 cópias
Selections from Martial and Pliny the Younger (1942) — Writer — 10 cópias
Epigrammen (1975) 7 cópias
Epigrammata selecta (1983) 6 cópias
Verzamelde epigrammen (2019) 6 cópias
Spektakel in het Colosseum (2003) 5 cópias
Epigrammen 4 cópias
Epigramas selectos (1981) 3 cópias
Select Epigrams of Martial (1971) 3 cópias
Gli Epigrammi di Marziale (2006) 3 cópias
Epigrammi. Vol. II (2000) 2 cópias
Epigrammi. Vol. I (2000) 2 cópias
Epigramas I (2008) 2 cópias
Epigram i urval 2 cópias
Spotepigrammen (2009) 2 cópias
Epigrammes (1934) 2 cópias
Epigrames 80-102 1 exemplar(es)
Los higos de Quios 1 exemplar(es)
Epigramas - Volume II (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigramas II (2010) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigramas Vol.III (2001) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammi 1 exemplar(es)
Epigramme (1966) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammen. Boek 1 en 2 1 exemplar(es)
Martial Epigramme 1 exemplar(es)
Martials Epigrammer 1 exemplar(es)
Epigramme Auswahl 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammes — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)
Epigramas: Tomo III 1 exemplar(es)
Martial XIV: The Apophoreta (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
EPIGRAME IV 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams of Martial 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammi di Marziale 1 exemplar(es)
The Epigrams {audio} 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammaton. 1 exemplar(es)
Les Epigrammes 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams II 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams vol 1 1 exemplar(es)
Épigrammes (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
SELECTED EPIGRAMS (1966) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams 1 exemplar(es)
Martial's Epigrams 1 exemplar(es)
Mottoes 1 exemplar(es)
Letter to Juvenal (1985) 1 exemplar(es)
Apophorètes 1 exemplar(es)
SELECTED EPIGRAMS OF MARTIAL (2015) 1 exemplar(es)
Martial : Epigrams Volume I (1968) 1 exemplar(es)
Martial : Epigrams Volume II (1978) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams, Vol. 1 1 exemplar(es)
Loci Selecti 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammes T. 1-2 1 exemplar(es)
Ridere e deridere: 130 epigrammi (2004) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammi Vol. 1 1 exemplar(es)
Marziale Marco Valerio 1 exemplar(es)
L'uccello non è un dito 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammi. Testo latino a fronte. (1952) 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrammi 1 exemplar(es)
Gli epigrammi 1 exemplar(es)
Epigrams Books 11-14 1 exemplar(es)
Poems after Martial 1 exemplar(es)
Válogatott epigrammák (2001) 1 exemplar(es)
Xenia y Apophoreta 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuinte, algumas edições930 cópias
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (1983) — Contribuinte — 237 cópias
The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature (1998) — Contribuinte — 159 cópias
The Norton Book of Friendship (1991) — Contribuinte — 96 cópias
Roman Readings (1958) — Autor — 67 cópias
The Name of Love: Classic Gay Love Poems (1995) — Contribuinte — 51 cópias
Komt een Griek bij de dokter humor in de oudheid (2007) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
The Ribald Reader: 2000 Years of Lusty Love and Laughter (1906) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias


Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Nome de batismo
Martialis, Marcus Valerius
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Roman Empire
País (para mapa)
Local de nascimento
Bilbilis, Hispania Tarraconensis, imperium Romanum
Local de falecimento
Bilbilis, Hispania Tarraconensis, imperium Romanum



I think this is the Doctor in Roman guise
Not Who or House to get a rise
But rather that kindliest of physician
Neither research nor clinician
To suss then, I mean Seuss.
MichaelDavidMullins | outras 7 resenhas | Oct 17, 2023 |
Martial VI.60
Laudat, amat, cantat nostros mea Roma libellos,
meque sinus omnes, me manus omnis habet.
Ecce rubet quidam, pallet, stupet, oscitat, odit.
Hoc volo: Nunc nobis carmina nostra placent.

Liber I, 33
Non amo te, Sabidi, nec possum dicere quare:
Hoc tantum possum dicere, non amo te.

quid mihi reddat ager quaeris, Line, Nomentanus?
hoc mihi reddit ager: te, Line, non video.

III.53 Ad Chloen, a qua abstinere se potuisse dicit.
Et vultu poteram tuo carere,
Et collo, manibusque cruribusque,
Et mammis, natibusque clunibusque:
Et, ne singula persequi laborem,
Tota te poteram, Chloë, carere.

VIII.69 In Vacerram, qui solos poetas mortuos laudabat
Miraris veteres, Vacerra, solos,
Nec laudas nisi mortuos poetas.
Ignoscas petimus, Vacerra: tanti
Non est, ut placeam tibi, perire.

VII, 29
Das Cattis, das Germanis, das, Caelia, Dacis:
Nec Cilicum spernis, Cappadocumque toros:
Et tibi de Pharia Memphiticus urbe fututor,
Navigat a rubris et niger Indus aquis:
Nec recutitorum fugis inguina Judaeorum,
Nec te Sarmatico transit Alanus equo.
Qua ratione facis, cum sis Romana puella,
Quod Romana tibi mentula nulla placit?
… (mais)
olaf6 | Mar 19, 2022 |
You have to love martial; offering glimpses into daily life in ancient Rome with his witty, and often scathing and obscene epigrams.

I read the OWC edition translated by Dr. Gideon Nisbet which is immensely readable and entertaining.

The publishing team released a very informative & entertaining playlist of short interviews with him about his translation which serves as a great introduction to Martial's life & times which can be found here:

rel="nofollow" target="_top">https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLY2GBapteg3nSigwX9KOzBb4YFYnGeYQ6

Here is a really beautiful epigram which shows a very different side of Martial which is, unfortunately, not included in this selection

—Book X, Epigram 47

A few of my favourites...

"...No puffery gets near my little books; my Muse doesn't swell and strut in the trailing robe of Tragedy. 'but that stuff gets all the applause, the awe, the worship.' I can't deny it: that stuff does get the applause. But my stuff gets read." - 4.49

"Antonius Primus is happy: he has tallies fifteen completed Olympiads in a life untroubled. He can look back at the days gone by, at the years he has banked; the waters of Lethe draw closer, but he does not fear them. None of his days fails to please, or is hard to bear, as he reviews it in memory; every last one is a pleasure to recall. The good man broadens himself the span of his years: to be able to enjoy the life you have spent, is to live it twice." - 10.23

"You wonder why Marius' ear smells bad. You're making it smell, Nestor: you keep talking shit into it." - 3.28

"Want to know how skinny your arse is, Sabellus? It's so skinny you can fuck people in the arse with it." 3.98

"When you step across the threshold of a marked-up cubicle, whether your hard-on's for a boy or a girl, you're never happy with doors and a curtain and a bolt; you demand greater secrecy. If there's the smallest crack you don't like the look of, or a tiny hole bored by a voyeur's pin, it's plastered over. No one is so fastidious or so anxious about appearances who just fucks arses or pussies, Cantharus." - 11.45
… (mais)
EroticsOfThought | Feb 27, 2018 |



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