A Commentary on Martial, Epigrams Book 9

Author(s): 
Henriksén, Christer
ISBN: 
9780199606313
Date published: 
August 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£110.00

Henriksén offers the first extensive commentary on Book 9 of the Epigrams of M. Valerius Martialis. The book consists of an introduction discussing the date, characteristics, structure, and themes of Book 9, followed by a detailed commentary on each of the 105 poems, which places them in their literary, social, and historical context.