New PDF release: A Companion to Petronius

By Edward Courtney

this is often the 1st sleek observation on Petronius' Satyrica. It starts off with uncomplicated historical past details, then surveys each one episode so that prime issues emerge. ultimately, it supplies an outline 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 may gain advantage either scholars of classical and comparative literature.

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