Modern Library, Paperback, 9780375760426, 240pp.
Publication Date: August 13, 2002
About the Editors:
James Michie is a poet and translator whose works include The Odes of Horace, Possible Laughter, and The Fables of La Fontaine.
P.J. Kavanaugh is the author of five novels and five volumes of poetry. He also edited Collected Poems of Ivor Gurney and The Bodley Head G.K. Chesterton.
Shadi Bartsch is Professor of Classical Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago.
“Martial, . . . concentrating on the epigram as his one form of literary expression, brought it to a pitch of technical perfection never afterwards rivaled.” —Peter Howell