Gellius the Satirist: Roman Cultural Authority in Attic Nights

Gellius the Satirist: Roman Cultural Authority in Attic Nights

by Wytse Keulen
     
 

Noting previously unrecognised allusions to literary works and contemporary events, this book presents an original portrait of the miscellanist Aulus Gellius (Attic Nights) as a satirical writer and a Roman intellectual working within the cultural milieu of Antonine Rome.

Overview

Noting previously unrecognised allusions to literary works and contemporary events, this book presents an original portrait of the miscellanist Aulus Gellius (Attic Nights) as a satirical writer and a Roman intellectual working within the cultural milieu of Antonine Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004169869
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/29/2008
Series:
Mnemosyne, Supplements Series , #297
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Wytse H. Keulen, Ph.D. (2003) in Classics, University of Groningen. His commentary on Apuleius’ Metamorphoses Book I appeared in 2007 (Groningen Commentaries on Apuleius); he is co-editor of The Ancient Novel and Beyond (Brill, 2003).

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