The finished poem is written in the name of Martial (Marcus Valerius Martialis, who lived about 40-101 or 104 CE), an epigrammatist
poet originally from provincial Bilbila (Spain), once close to the brilliant circle of Roman Stoics (Lucan, Seneca), but who ended his days away from Rome, in Bilbila.
"John Owen, the epigrammatist
." Greece and Rome 10: 65-73.
Robert Hayman the epigrammatist
wrote verses to both John and Anne.
This is reflected in the index, in which neither George Herbert nor Andrew Marvell appears (though Marvell is in fact mentioned briefly on 869), and John Owen--an epigrammatist
read enthusiastically across Europe--receives only two passing mentions.
However, some (for example, a contemporary of the Roman emperor Nero epigrammatist
Lukillios) argued that once in a series of victories Milon did touch the sand arena with his knee.
53-4), and the epigrammatist
forges a link between the man mythically privileged to view the goddess nude, the artist, and now all of Cnidus.
He was an epigrammatist
, a sharp observer of human behaviour and a lover of puns.
A shower of wit puts the art of the epigrammatist
For example, in her famous correspondence with Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Dickinson shuttles from flirt to adoring "scholar," condescending epigrammatist
to eyelash-batting naif.