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The Satires (Oxford World's Classics)

The Satires (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Juvenal
ISBN 13: 9780199540662
ISBN 10: 199540667
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $11.95

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 economical phrases.