The Satyricon

The Satyricon

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by Petronius Arbiter
     
 

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Attributed to the Roman satirist Petronius, a courtier of the emperor Nero, c. 65 C.E. may be the first novel one as steamy as many modern bestsellers. Ruden (affiliation unspecified) integrates her translation with ten commentaries about the work and the ancient world, acknowledging Müller's 1983 edition of Petronius as her main source for the Latin text.… See more details below

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Attributed to the Roman satirist Petronius, a courtier of the emperor Nero, c. 65 C.E. may be the first novel one as steamy as many modern bestsellers. Ruden (affiliation unspecified) integrates her translation with ten commentaries about the work and the ancient world, acknowledging Müller's 1983 edition of Petronius as her main source for the Latin text. Suggests readings beyond the references. Paper edition (unseen), $9.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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"A clever, yet scrupulous guide to the meaning of Petronius's Latin....When in paperback, an excellent teaching tool."—Religious Studies Review

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ISBN-13:
9781784010485
Publisher:
Housemartin Classics
Publication date:
01/22/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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