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Satyricon and poems

Petronius Arbiter

Satyricon and poems

by Petronius Arbiter

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Published by Elek .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation originally published 1927.

Statementby Gaius Petronius ; translated from theLatin by Jack Lindsay.
SeriesBestseller library
The Physical Object
Pagination192p.,19cm
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19974848M

About this Item: Willey Book, New York. Comprises The Satyricon and Poems., Hardback. Black and White illustrations by Norman Lindsay. VG, without dust jacket as . The Satyricon is the sole surviving work of an author referred to as Petronius Arbiter. The title (in Latin, Satyrica or Libri Satyricon) may be referring to satura, a culinary term for “mixed dish” that gave rise to satire, the name of a literary form devoted to exposing hypocrites and the socially pretentious. Using ridicule to bring into.

"The Satyricon by Petronius translated by Alfred R. Allinson." () The Panurge Press, New York. THE SATYRICON PETRONIUS Two thousand and ten copies of this edition have been printed, ten copies of which are for the Editors of The Panurge Press. None of these is intended for other than private circulation among adult collectors of erotica. Author by: Gaius Petronius Languange: en Publisher by: CreateSpace Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 64 Total Download: File Size: 44,8 Mb Description: Of all the stories narrated, "Trimalchio" tells the story from beginning to end, though in bits and pieces; that is, in the fragments that have readers think of a dinner banquet in ancient .

Petronius' Satyricon, the oldest surviving work of prose fiction, is in many respects an arrestingly modern ancient novel but the inclusion within it of thirty short poems and two long ones introduces an alien feature in need of investigation. Metamorphoses, poem in 15 books, written in Latin about 8 CE by Ovid. It is written in hexameter verse. The work is a collection of mythological and legendary stories, many taken from Greek sources, in which transformation (metamorphosis) plays a role, however minor.


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This book investigates the thirty short poems and two long ones that form part of Petronius' Satyricon, the oldest surviving work of prose fiction in the Western by: : Petronius the Poet: Verse and Literary Tradition in the Satyricon eBook: Catherine M.

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8 See e.g. Poems 2, 8, 11, 13–15, and 22; of the love-poems, 25 but above all 16 which show (if they can be by him) a side of Petronius entirely hidden in the Satyricon.

9 In c through Niceros, in c. 63 through Trimalchio, and in c. through Eumolpus (the famous and cosmopolitan tale of the Widow of Ephesus). Product Information. The ancient novel, previously relegated to the margins of literary study, has recently taken its place at centre stage.

Petronius' Satyricon, the oldest surviving work of prose fiction, is in many respects an arrestingly modern ancient novel but the inclusion within it of thirty short poems and two long ones introduces an alien feature in need of investigation.

The Satyricon is a long work, primarily in prose but with verse interludes, in a genre known as "Menippean satire."It was written by one Gaius Petronius, whom most scholars identify with the.

Get this from a library. The Satyricon and Poems [of] Gaius Petronius. [Petronius Arbiter.; Jack Lindsay] -- The work contains a mixture of prose and verse (commonly known as prosimetrum); serious and comic elements; and erotic and decadent passages.

The surviving sections of the original (much longer) text. Petronius has books on Goodreads with ratings. Petronius’s most popular book is The Satyricon. About The Satyricon/Seneca, The Apocolocyntosis “This version by a translator who understands the high art of low humor is conspicuously funny.”—Time The Satyricon is a classic of comedy, a superbly funny picture of Nero’s Rome as seen through the eyes of Petronius, its most amorous and elegant courtier.

William Arrowsmith’s translation—a lively, modern. The Satyricon is neither a Satyr play nor a satiric work, though it has flavours of both, but rather a Saturnalian medley, which pursues the misadventures of Encolpius, a runaway slave, amongst his friends and enemies.

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Satyricon 1. Poems From the Fragments Appendices Appendix 1 Before our Text Begins Appendix 2 The Main Characters in the Satyricon Appendix 3 Tacitus on Petronius Appendix 4 Some Later Mentions of Petronius's work Appendix 5 Two Earlier English Versions of the Satyricon Appendix 6 Fellini-Satyricon Petronius's Satyricon, probably written between 54 and 68 CE, presents in lurid detail the disreputable adventures of Encolpius, including his attendance at Trimalchio's wildly extravagant dinner party.

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Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though .Satyr poem by Lord John Wilmot.

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