Juvenal: The Satires / Edition 1

Juvenal: The Satires / Edition 1

by Juvenal
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853995819

ISBN-13: 9781853995811

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This edition of Juvenal's Satires includes the Latin text plus an informative and lively introduction and commentary.

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This edition of Juvenal's Satires includes the Latin text plus an informative and lively introduction and commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853995811
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Latin Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Juvenal and satire1
2The genre of Roman verse satire1
3The origins of Roman satire3
4Juvenal's satiric predecessors7
aLucilius8
bHorace10
cPersius13
5Juvenal's life15
6The characteristics of Juvenal's satire: indignation, rhetoric and epic17
aIndignation17
bRhetoric18
cEpic21
7Juvenal's style24
8Juvenal's metre29
9An overview of Book 130
aRome31
bPatrons and clients32
cA day in the life?34
dCorruption at the core34
eRunning away from the city35
fImmigrants take over35
gThe power of food36
hSatire 1 as programme poem of Book 136
10Juvenal and his influence from antiquity to the present36
11Text and manuscripts38
DIVNII IVVENALIS SATVRARVM LIBER PRIMVS43
Commentary75
Bibliography309
Index319

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