Epigrams from Martial: A Verse Translation

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06/01/1969
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Barriss Mills
Purdue University Press
Professional & Scholarly

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Barriss Mills's verse translation puts the poems of Martial - who established wit, not mere brevity, as the hallmark of the epigram - into modern language, which makes them as humorous and perceptive today as they were in the first century after Christ.