A Companion to Petronius by Edward Courtney

By Edward Courtney

this is often the 1st glossy remark on Petronius' Satyrica. It starts off with easy history details, then surveys each one episode so that major issues emerge. ultimately, it provides an summary of Petronius' use of literary allusion and symbolism, and of his therapy of intercourse. All Latin and Greek quotations were translated in order that this quantity may gain advantage either scholars of classical and comparative literature.

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