Satires cover

Satires

Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis (-2nd Cent.)

1. 01 - Satire 1
2. 02 - Satire 2
3. 03 - Satire 3
4. 04 - Satire 4
5. 05 - Satire 5
6. 06 - Satire 6, part 1
7. 07 - Satire 6, part 2
8. 08 - Satire 7
9. 09 - Satire 8
10. 10 - Satire 9
11. 11 - Satire 10
12. 12 - Satire 11
13. 13 - Satire 12
14. 14 - Satire 13
15. 15 - Satire 14
16. 16 - Satire 15
17. 17 - Satire 16

(*) Your listen progress will be continuously saved. Just bookmark and come back to this page and continue where you left off.

Summary

Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD. The details of the author's life are unclear, although references within his text to known persons of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD fix his terminus post quem (earliest date of composition). The Satires are a collection of satirical poems by Juvenal written in the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD. Juvenal is credited with sixteen known poems divided among five books; all are in the Roman genre of satire, which, at its most basic in the time of the author, comprised a wide-ranging discussion of society and social mores in dactylic hexameter. These five books were discrete works, and there is no reason to assume that they were published at the same time or that they are identical in theme or in approach. The poems are not individually titled, but translators have often added titles for the convenience of readers.