This e-book investigates the thirty brief poems and lengthy ones that shape a part of Petronius' Satyricon, the oldest surviving paintings of prose fiction within the Western culture. in contrast to normal reviews of Petronius that don't contemplate the verse in a lot aspect, and a up to date observation at the brief poems that treats them in isolation, this publication offers certain shut readings of those poems of their fictional and literary ancient contexts. All Latin and Greek is translated.

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