The Satyricon of T. Petronius Arbiter
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Published by Remainder Centre in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementBurnaby"s translation, 1694 ; with an introduction by C.K. Scott Moncrieff ; ornamented by Martin Travers.
SeriesThe Abbey classics -- 18
ContributionsBurnaby, William, 1672 or 3-1706.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,227p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15572839M

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"Satyricon (The Book of Satyrlike Adventures)". Book by Petronius (Chapter XCIV), late 1st century AD. The Satyricon is a well known Ancient text (a fictional work that contains both prose and verse) written by Gaius Petronius Arbiter. Besides the main text translated in English by C. Firebaugh, you can read information about the Latin author, the age in which he lived, about forgeries and also notes about prostitution, pederasty, philosophy of death and other aspects of Roman life, 4/5(26). “Heartened up by this story, I began to draw upon his more comprehensive knowledge as to the ages of the pictures and as to certain of the stories connected with them, upon which I was not clear; and I likewise inquired into the causes of the decadence of the present age, in which the most refined arts had perished, and among them painting, which had not left even the faintest Author: Petronius. Gaius Petronius Arbiter, original name Titus Petronius Niger, (died ad 66), reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad.. Life. The most complete and the most authentic account of Petronius’ life appears in Tacitus’ Annals, an account that may be supplemented, with caution, from other sources. It is probable that Petronius’ correct name .

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