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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Verse satire, Latin -- Translations into English,
  • Latin poetry -- Translations into English,
  • Rome -- Poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementa verse translation with an introduction and notes by Niall Rudd.
SeriesThe Penguin classics
ContributionsPersius., Rudd, Niall, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6164 .H713
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 193 p.
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5090901M
ISBN 100140442790
LC Control Number74162411

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The Satires of Horace and Persius (Penguin Classics) - Kindle edition by Horace, Persius, Niall Rudd, Niall Rudd. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Cited by: 2. The Satires of Persius are highly idiosyncratic, containing a courageous attack on the poetry and morals of his wealthy contemporaries—even the ruling emperor, Nero. The Satires of Horace, written in the troubled decade ending with the establishment of Augustus’s regime, provide an amusing treatment of men’s perennial enslavement to Cited by: 2. About The Satires of Horace and Persius. Inspiring poets from Ben Jonson and Alexander Pope to W. H. Auden and Robert Frost, the writings of Horace and Persius have had a powerful influence on later Western literature. He supposes himself to consult with Trebatius, whether he should desist from writing satires, or not. THERE are some persons to whom I seem too severe in [the writing of] satire, and to carry it beyond proper bounds: 1 another set are of opinion, that all I have written is nerveless, and that a thousand verses like mine may be spun out in a day.

Inspiring poets from Ben Jonson and Alexander Pope to W. H. Auden and Robert Frost, the writings of Horace and Persius have had a powerful influence on later Western literature. The "Satires" of Persius are highly idiosyncratic, containing a courageous attack on the poetry and morals of his wealthy contemporariesaeven the ruling emperor, Nero.4/5(2). Read "The Satires of Horace and Persius" by Horace available from Rakuten Kobo. The Satires of Horace ( BC), written in the troubled decade ending with the Brand: Penguin Books Ltd. The Satires of Persius are highly idiosyncratic, containing a courageous attack on the poetry and morals of his wealthy contemporaries—even the ruling emperor, Nero. The Satires of Horace, written in the troubled decade ending with the establishment of Augustus’s regime, provide an amusing treatment of men’s perennial enslavement to /5().   Technically, the book contains “the satires and epistles” of Horace and just “the satires” of Persius. It is translated by Niall Rudd (), an Irish-born British classical scholar. Quintus Horatius Flaccus was born in 65 BC at Venusia in Apulia in southern Italy to a father who was once a slave but made enough money to send him.

Persius and Rupilius fought as equals, no worse matched Than Bacchius and Bithus the gladiators, rushing Fiercely to court, both of them wonderful sights to see. Persius made his case: laughter from all the gathering: He praises Brutus, he praises his staff, calls Brutus The Sun of Asia, and all his suite health-giving stars. Persius' satires are ". highly idiosyncratic, containing a courageous attack on the poetry and morals of his wealthy contemporaries even the ruling Emperor, Nero." from the rear panel blurb. Minor creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. The Satires of Horace and Persius (Penguin Classics) eBook: Horace, Persius, Niall Rudd, Niall Rudd: : Kindle Store/5(10).   Both works have had a powerful influence on later Western literature, inspiring poets from Ben Jonson and Alexander Pope to W. H. Auden and Robert Frost. The Satires of Persius (AD ) are highly idiosyncratic, containing a courageous attack on the poetry and morals of his wealthy contemporaries - even the ruling emperor, Nero.