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Martial Book XII : a commentary

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The commentary consists of an introduction and individual line by line commentaries on the prose preface and the 98 epigrams. The introduction comprises a brief discussion of the dating of book 12, its distinctively Spanish elements, and the arrangement of the poems, and a more detailed treatment of the textual tradition of Martial. The commentary addresses matters of textual, literary and social-historical interest as they arise, and provides a large quantity of parallels on points of usa...

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Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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