A specimen of the translation of the epigrams of M. Val. Martial: with the original subjoined, and notes at the end of the volume. By James Elphiston. The work, ready for the press, is to be published by subscription; ...
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Born: March 1, 40 AD, in Augusta Bilbilis (now Calatayud, Spain); Died: ca. 102 AD--Marcus Valerius Martialis, known in English as Martial, was a Latin poet from Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula) best known for his twelve books of Epigrams, published in Rome between AD 86 and 103, during the reigns of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan. In these short, witty poems he cheerfully satirises city...moreMore about Marcus Valerius Martialis...