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 historical past details, then surveys every one episode so that best topics emerge. ultimately, it offers an summary of Petronius' use of literary allusion and symbolism, and of his remedy of intercourse. All Latin and Greek quotations were translated in order that this quantity could benefit either scholars of classical and comparative literature.

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