Download PDF by Edward Courtney: A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal

By Edward Courtney

ISBN-10: 1939926025

ISBN-13: 9781939926029

Edward Courtney's examine of the Satires of Juvenal is the single full-scale remark at the corpus because the 19th century and keeps its price for college students and students a new release after its first visual appeal in 1980. This observation comprises the findings of classical research as much as that point, together with the paintings of A. E. Housman, new discoveries resembling these of papyri, and the increasing horizons of classical study. Courtney elucidates the shape of every poem and the development of notion, and gives many feedback for the adjustment of conventional punctuation. as well as easy clarification of the textual content, the remark deals a close figuring out of the literary and historic context, together with thorough remedy of social customs, realia, improvement of the Latin language, and rhetorical good points. The advent discusses Juvenal's existence, his improvement as a satirist, his view of society and morals, his sort, and his dealing with of metre.

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But within the complete satires certain features present clear analogies to recognised rhetorical techniques of inventio. g. blood as a sign of murder), exempla (of which more in a moment) and argumenta. The last of these embraces ratiocinatio (logical drawing of inferences in syllogistic form) and loci (definitions of the nature and properties of people and things and the meaning of words), which may be widened into loci communes when not tied to the circumstances of a particular case; in fact these loci communes are less often used for proof than for amplificatio, and are associated with the genus grande.

337 the male as opposed to the female in a witty sneer). 13. 131). Apart from this the vulgar element in his diction is not pronounced. 195, all times evidently for literary effect). 66). 4 balneolum). 425), which are rare in poetry. g. 63). 196 in Lucilian style he employs a barbarian word. His satires then are on the whole decidedly less colloquial than those of Horace (and this is only partly because he represents fewer conversations). g. 13. Such grandness often ironically through parody sets off the failings which he is attacking.

Examples of all three can be found in his work, though the following discussion must not be taken to imply that all Juvenal’s misrepresentations are deliberate. Among the gallery of abominable women in Six one category consists of the litigious (242–5). , giving explicit approval to her words. 242–3. Which, if either, is correct? The answer is that it could happen (Val. Max. 3 lists women who pleaded in the courts), but was very rare. 242–3 are theoretically but not practically true. This gives us an insight into Juvenal’s technique of denunciation; what he is doing, at any rate sometimes, is portraying the exception as the rule (cf.

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