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The Satyricon
     

The Satyricon

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by Petronius, P. G. Walsh
 

ISBN-10: 0192839527

ISBN-13: 9780192839527

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

For this edition Professor Sullivan has updated his translation and his invaluable literary and historical introductions in the light of the latest research; he has also included all Petronius' surviving verse.

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For this edition Professor Sullivan has updated his translation and his invaluable literary and historical introductions in the light of the latest research; he has also included all Petronius' surviving verse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192839527
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Map: The World of the Satyriconx
Satyricon1
Part 1Introducing Encolpius, Ascyltos, and Giton1
Part 2Quartilla's Orgy11
Part 3Trimalchio's Dinner Party18
Part 4Eumpolpus61
Part 5The Ship of Lichas79
Part 6Croton94
Commentaries129
1Who Was Petronius Anyway?129
2What Happened to the Text of the Satyricon?133
3Roman Oratory139
4Ancient Views on Sexuality144
5The Roman Household150
6Roman Dinner Parties163
7Roman Religion168
8Some Literary Influences on the Satyricon173
9Poetry, Prose, and the Satyricon180
10Roman Philosophy in the Satyricon185
Selected Bibliography191

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