Chapter 1. Ancient Biblical Satire

  1. Ruben Quintero
  1. Thomas Jemielity

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch2

A Companion to Satire

A Companion to Satire

How to Cite

Jemielity, T. (2007) Ancient Biblical Satire, in A Companion to Satire (ed R. Quintero), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119559

Online ISBN: 9780470996959



  • art of blame;
  • classical satire;
  • myth;
  • iambographers;
  • comic drama


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ancient Biblical Laughter

  • What is Satire?

  • The Phases of Ancient Biblical Satire and Irony