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By Edward Courtney

ISBN-10: 0199245525

ISBN-13: 9780199245529

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this is often the 1st smooth statement on Petronius' Satyrica. It starts off with simple historical past details, then surveys each one episode so that major subject matters emerge. eventually, it provides 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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