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Martialis
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[1] M. Valerius M. The poet Martial, epigrammatist in the 1st cent.

the Roman poet Martial.

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A. Biography

The epigrammatist M. was born between AD 38 and 41 (cf. Mart. 10,24: 57th birthday) in Bilbilis in the province of Hispania Tarraconensis. Around 64, he came to Rome (10,103), where he was probably at first promoted in the circle of Seneca. His poetic producti…

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Lausberg, Marion (Augsburg) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Martialis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e725280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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