Horace's first book of Satires is his debut work, a document of one man's self-fashioning on the cusp between republic and empire, and a pivotal text in the history of Roman satire. It wrestles with the problem of how to define and assimilate satire and justifies the poet's own position in a suspicious society. The commentary gives full weight to ... Read More

Horace: Satires Book I: Book 1 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521452205