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Martial Cherrier

  • In this age of the sound bite, what sort of author could be more relevant than a master of the epigram? Martial, the most influential epigrammatist of classical antiquity, was just such a virtuoso of the form, but despite his pertinence to today?s culture, his work has been largely neglected in contemporary scholarship. Arguing that Martial is...

    Publisher : University of Chicago Press
    published : 2008
  • A full-length study of Martial's life, times, art and the survival of his poetry

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 1991
  • Marcus Valerius Martialis, or Martial (born between 38 and 41 CE, died between 102 and 104 CE) is celebrated for his droll, frequently salacious, portrayal of Roman high and low society during the first century rule of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan. Considered the ?inventor? of the modern epigram, Martial was a native of Hispania, who came...

    Publisher : I.B.Tauris
    published : 2015
  • The first ever biography of Manchester United's teenage superstar.

    Publisher : Icon Books Ltd
    published : 2016
  • Voice & Vision is a comprehensive manual for the independent filmmakers and film students who want a solid grounding in the tools, techniques, and processes of narrative film in order to achieve their artistic vision. This book includes essential and detailed information on relevant film and digital video tools, a thorough overview of the filmmaking...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2012
  • This new, parallel-text prose translation of a generous selection of Martial's witty and satiric epigrams pulls no punches and matches the boldness of the originals. They bring Imperial Rome vividly to life. The edition establishes Martial's originality as a literary author and includes a full introduction and notes.

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2015
  • Voice & Vision is a comprehensive manual for the independent filmmakers and film students who want a solid grounding in the tools, techniques, and processes of narrative film in order to achieve their artistic vision. This book includes essential and detailed information on relevant film and digital video tools, a thorough overview of the filmmaking...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2007
  • Follow Frank and Joe as they save the lives of in a local Karate school! ATAC sends Frank and Joe to investigate a possible connection between two unusually harsh accidents at a nearby Martial Arts school. Enrolling in the school, of course, allows the guys to collect some serious clues--and to discover that this case may lead them dangerously close...

    Publisher : Aladdin
    published : 2012
  • This martial arts books explores the role of martial philosophy and history in personal character development. These are a few of the virtues of the ideal warrior or martial artist. But from whence do these virtues arise? Are they inherent, or can they be cultivated and taught? If so, how? Martial Virtues explores the role of martial arts in...

    Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
    published : 2011
  • 'They beat me,' whispers the artillery officer, 'Smashed my teeth in, sent an electric current through me. They want me to confess to something I never did.' Sven Hassel and his comrades are fighting on the Finnish front, facing an arctic winter more ferocious than anything they've ever known. But if they survive, they face shipment to Torgau...

    Publisher : Orion Publishing Group
    published : 2010