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Birth date Knowledge of his life is derived almost entirely from his works, which can be more or less dated according to the well-known events to which they refer. In Book X of his Epigrams, composed between 95 and 98, he mentions celebrating his fifty-seventh birthday; hence he was born on 1 March 40 (x. 24), under Caligula or Claudius.
- This sentence contains a blatant nonsense. In fact, we only know, that Martialis was born at March, the 1st, but we do not know the year date, and this is what is really said here: if the writer was celebrating his 57th birthday in 95, 96, 97 or 98 AD, then he must have been born in 38, 39, 40 or 41 AD, and NOT in 40 AD. Mamurra (talk) 13:37, 20 October 2008 (UTC)
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