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The satires of Juvenal

by Juvenal

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Published by D. McKay in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementliterally translated, with explanatory notes, by the Rev. Lewis Evans, M.A. ; with an introduction by Edward Brooks, jr
SeriesPocket literal translations of the classics
ContributionsEvans, Lewis, 1814 or 15-1869
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6157.P7 J8 1896
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25643733M
LC Control Number12034762
OCLC/WorldCa9605179

A new commentary on the first book of satires of the Roman satirist Juvenal. The essays on each of the poems together with the overview of Book I in the Introduction present the first integrated reading of the Satires as an organic : $ Buy Thirteen Satires of Juvenal by Juvenal online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 28 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

It is Juvenal's prominence as a writer of satire that changed the face of satire from that point on. Gone was the gentle ribbing of human foibles we saw in Horace. In its place, we have the harsh railings of Juvenal at the moral cesspool where he finds himself. There are 16 satires surviving, though there may have been others. In the first Satire, Juvenal declares that vice, crime, and the misuse of wealth have reached such a peak that it is impossible not to write satire, but that, since it is dangerous to attack powerful men in their lifetime, he will take his examples from the dead. He does not maintain this principle, for sometimes he mentions living contemporaries; but it provides a useful insurance policy against retaliation, and it .

  Roman verse satire, a literary genre created by the Romans, is personal and subjective, providing insight into the poet and a look (albeit, warped) at social ive and obscenities, dining habits, corruption, and personal flaws all have a place in it. Juvenal was a master of exposing the foibles of society, with elegance.   This book is definitely worth to buy if you intend to have a deeper understanding of Juvenal's satires - there are tons of commentaries, essays on each satire, overview on roman satire /5(10).


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The Satires of Juvenal book. Read 84 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a /5. Reading satire in the original Latin can be problematic, since Roman authors usually assume a certain amount of cultural understanding from his coeval audience.

Juvenal is no exception. I found Braund's commentary on Juvenal's Latin to be very helpful at explicating the author's syntax and organization, as well as providing a context for the /5(9).

Juvenal was a Roman poet back in the first century AD and his 16 existant satires are blistering broadsides against his society, one which he thinks is filled with decadence, corruption, vice and foreign (especially Greek) influences (If only he lived to see the Byzantines!)/5.

Satires of Juvenal Hardcover – January 1, by Juvenal (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats The satires of Juvenal book editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, 5/5(1). Overview Decimus Junius Juvenalis, known as Juvenal, is one of the greatest satirists and moralists in history.

His works, of which 16 are preserved, are scathing and unapologetic in their presentment of Rome and its citizens; Juvenal is also revered as a Brand: Neeland Media LLC.

Satires book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Juvenal's sixteen satires depict the brutal Roman society of his day; though /5(8). Satire was a genre of poetry invented and developed by the Romans. When it came into Juvenal's hands, he stamped his mark upon it: indignation.

His angry voice had an overwhelming influence upon later European satirists and persists in modern forms of satire. In this new commentary, Susanna Morton Braund situates Juvenal within the genre of satire and illuminates his appropriation of the. Juvenal is credited with sixteen known poems divided among five books, all in the Roman genre of satire, which, at its most basic in the time of the author, comprised a wide-ranging discussion of society and social mores, written in dactylic hexameter.

Roman verse (as opposed to prose) satire is often called Lucilian satire, after Lucilius who is usually credited with originating the s: Juvenal's Satires create a fascinating (and immediately familiar) world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c.

AD) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer vibrant energy of everyday Roman by: Juvenal: The Satires: Satire I - in a new freely downloadable translation. The Satires of Juvenal Paperback – Janu by Decimus Junis Juvenalis (Author), Rolfe Humphries (Author)Cited by:   This volume presents a new commentary on the first book of satires of the Roman satirist Juvenal.

In the Introduction Braund situates Juvenal within the genre of satire and demonstrates his originality in creating an angry character who declaims in the "grand style." The Commentary illuminates the content and style of Satires Pages: Complete summary of Juvenal's Satires.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Satires. Juvenal is definitely worth reading for his style, word choice, and the satirical content. The Cambridge edition gives the student plenty of information about the origins of satire, Juvenal (the author more than the historical person as we know very little biographical details) and the satura included in Book /5.

The Satires, in English translation. The Ways of Women. In the days of Saturn, 1 I believe, Chastity still lingered on the earth, and was to be seen for a time days when men were poorly housed in chilly caves, when one common shelter enclosed hearth and household gods, herds and their owners; when the hill-bred wife spread her silvan bed with leaves and straw and the skins of her.

This translation of Juvenal's Satires reproduces the original style and metrical effect of Juvenal's hexameters, while the introduction and notes provide literary and historical background to the 16 satires.5/5(2). Juvenal’s most popular book is The Sixteen Satires. Juvenal has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Juvenal’s most popular book is The Sixteen Satires. Juvenal has books on Goodreads. Commonly considered the greatest of Roman satirical poets, Juvenal is the author of sixteen satires of Roman society, notable for their pessimism and ironic humor.

In this new translation of the Satires, Professor Rudd combines textual accuracy with colorful poetry, vividly conveying Juvenal's gift for evoking a wealth of imagery with a few Brand: Oxford University Press, USA. In the first Satire, Juvenal declares that vice, crime, and the misuse of wealth have reached such a peak that it is impossible not to write satire, but, since it is dangerous to attack powerful men in their lifetime, he will take his examples from the dead.

In the second and ninth Satires, he derides male homosexuals. Juvenal wrote 16 satires, divided into five books. Most are between and lines in length, except for the monstrous sixth satire attacking women and marriage, which rants on for over. * A new translation combining textual accuracy with colourful poetry Juvenal, whose work dates from the early second century AD, is commonly considered the greatest of Roman satirical poets.

His sixteen satires are all concerned with contemporary Roman society. They are notable for their bitter, ironical humour, power of invective, grim epigrams, sympathy with the poor, and a narrow pessimism.THE LIFE OF JUVENAL, BY WILLIAM GIFFORD, ESQ.

Decimus Junius Juvenalis, the author of the following Satires, was born at Aquinum, an inconsiderable town of the Volsci, about the year of Christ He was either the son, or the foster-son, of a wealthy freedman, who gave him a liberal education.

From the period of his birth, till he had attained the age of forty, nothing more is known of him.Satire VI: Don’t Marry SatVI Chastity Has Vanished I believe that Chastity lingered on earth in Saturn’s reign, And long-endured, throughout that age when a chilly cave Offered a modest home, enclosed a fire, gods of the hearth, And the master and herd as well, in its communal gloom, When a wife from the hills made up a woodland bed.