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Loeb Classical Library 94

Epigrams, Volume I

Spectacles, Books 1-5

Martial

Edited and translated by D. R. Shackleton Bailey

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HARDCOVER

$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674995550

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

Loeb

416 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

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Shackleton Bailey’s is a remarkable achievement, and from now on his ‘Loebs’ will be the best means by which anyone can get to know Martial, as well as the essential first work of reference for scholars.—P. Howell, Classical Review

The publication of a new edition in the Loeb Classical Library of the poems of Martial—Latin verse and English prose face à face…offers an occasion for thinking about the way Martial’s presence shows itself in English poetry and about the poet in person… A reliable English version is always good to possess and here we have one that gives us access to many a dark and difficult corner of the original Latin.—Charles Tomlinson, New Criterion

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