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Noun1.batrachomyomachia - a silly altercation
affray, altercation, fracas - noisy quarrel
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Homeri Batrachomyomachia in heroicum carmen versa a C.
La referencia es a la obra satirica Batrachomyomachia (Batalla de las ranas y los ratones), poema anonimo que se burlaba del estilo epico de la Iliada y que durante siglos fue atribuido al propio Homero.
Homer and Virgil (53-72); equally attentive is the investigation into Leopardi's decennial confrontation with the satirical tradition through his triple translation of the Batrachomyomachia between 1815 and 1826 (81-87) and of other works (Moretum, Simonides's Satira sopra le donne).
Homeri qvae extant omnia Ilias, Odyssea, Batrachomyomachia, Hymni, Poematia aliquot.
40) Although we have few details about the courses available at the College royal for the study of Greek, it is striking that the vogue for partial editions of Homer in Paris coincides with the institution of the chairs in Greek: Book 1 of the Odyssey as well as the Batrachomyomachia (The Battle between the Mice and Frogs) and the Homeric Hymns edited by Jean Cheradame in 1530 and published by Gilles de Gourmont, and books 1-3 and 4-6 of the Iliad and books 1-2 of the Odyssey, published by Chretien Wechel the same year.
Die Batrachomyomachia als ernste Parodie', in: Ax, W.
The long history of burlesque includes such early examples in Greece as Batrachomyomachia (The Battle of the Frogs and Mice), an anonymous burlesque of Homer, and the comedies of Aristophanes (5th-4th century BC).