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The Satyricon of Petronius

Petronius Arbiter

The Satyricon of Petronius

by Petronius Arbiter

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Published by Limited Editions Club in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementthe translation by William Burnaby ; revised for the present edition, with an introduction, by Gilbert Bagnani and illustrated by Antonio Sotomayor
ContributionsBurnaby, William, 1672 or 3-1706, tr, Bagnani, Gilbert, 1900- ed, Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904- ill, Dothard, Robert L., book designer, A. Colish (Firm), Limited Editions Club, Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6558.E5 B8 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24584362M
LC Control Number05006154

The Satyricon; Dinner of Trimalchio book. Read 61 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is an EXACT reproduction of a book publish /5(61). ― the Satyricon of Petronius 3 likes. Like “One good turns deserve another” Books by Petronius. The Satyricon 6, ratings Open Preview The Satyricon and The Apocolocyntosis 1, ratings Open Preview Trimalchio's Feast ratings. The World.

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, unexpurgated text. Petronius Arbiter (Gaius, or Titus) who is usually accepted as identical with the author of the Satyricon, flourished at the time of the emperors Claudius (AD) and Nero (AD), and Tacitus speaks of him in the Annals, where he describes his suicide after condemnation by Nero.

Titus Petronius Arbiter is reputedly the author of the Satyricon. According to Tacitus, Petronius' chief talent lay in the pursuit of pleasures, in which he displayed such exquisite refinement that 5/5(1).   Petronius's "Satyricon" is, loosely defined, the story of Encolpius's odyssey through the Mediterranean world of the first century AD. Encolpius is a freeman and a scholar, whose distaste for popular culture, and disrespect for other people's privacy leads him into a strange, twisted, sexually disorienting series of action of the plot commences when Encolpius stumbles /5(5).


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The Satyricon of Petronius by Petronius Arbiter Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 the manuscript tradition identifies the author as a certain Titus Petronius/5(3).

Today, the Satyricon is most famous for two things: 1. For being (arguably) the first novel, and 2. For being a very, very dirty little book. Unfortunately, only chapters of a much longer work have survived.

But those chapters are extremely compelling/5. Petronius' Satyricon is by far the most homoerotic novel I've ever read. What is left of it (basically four chapters, most of which are collections of fragments that tend to jump around) revolves around the travels of a wanna be poet and his boy lover/5.

Alternative spellings for Petronius:Brazilian Portuguese: PetrônioFrench: Pétrone. Petronius is the author of The Satyricon ( avg rating, rat /5. : The Satyricon of Petronius: Gilt lettered quarter patterned vellum over scarlet cloth. Housed in red cardboard slipcase.

Edition limited to copies of which this is # signed by the illustrator. Includes promotional material dated August Nice copy. Size: Large 8voPrice: $ The Satyricon is a work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though the manuscript tradition identifies the author as a certain Titus : Petronius.

For despite the straightforwardness of its narrative (it's a romp, and so wonderfully easy to read), the Satyricon is multi-layered. Only the most alert of its. 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.

Without the sanction of Petronius nothing was exquisite, nothing rare or delicious. Hence the jealousy of Tigellinus, who dreaded a rival in the good graces of the emperor 'almost his equal ; in the science of luxury his superior.

THE SATYRICON PETRONIUS [Page] [Page] [Page] THE SATYRICON. 1 [Page] 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. The present copy is No. Satyricon is a Roman novel from the first century A.D.

that has come down to us only in fragments. The plot is sort of a mock epic that revolves around a lovers' spat between two youthful male lovers, Encolpius and Acyltus, who fight between themselves over a beautiful slave boy Giton/5(27).

Gaius Petronius Arbiter was a Roman courtier. He was the author of the Satyricon, a satirical novel written during the Neronian era.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman, philosopher, advocate and man of letters, was born at Cordoba in Spain around 4 BC.

He rose to prominence in Rome, pursuing a career in the courts and political life, for which he had been trained, while also acquiring celebrity as an author /5(13). Gaius Petronius Arbiter, reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad.

The most complete and the most authentic account of Petronius’ life appears in Tacitus’ Annals, an account that may be supplemented, with caution, from other sources.

Gaius Petronius Arbiter [citation needed] (/ p ɪ ˈ t r oʊ n i ə s /; c. 27 – 66 AD) was a Roman courtier during the reign of is generally believed to be the author of the Satyricon, a satirical novel believed to have been written during the Neronian era (54–68 AD).Born: c.

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Learn about Author Central. Petronius Arbiter (Author) out of 5 /5(2). Gaius Petronius Arbiter (c. 27 – 66 AD) was a Roman courtier during the reign of Nero.

He is generally believed to be the author of the Satyricon, a satirical novel believed to have been written during the Neronian era/5(5).

The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter by Petronius Arbiter translated by W. Firebaugh contrib. by François Nodot, José Marchena and Jusepe Antonio González de Salas illustrated by Norman Lindsay. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles.

Book Review by Ursus. One usually begins these writings on Roman literary works with an introduction to the author of the said work. In the case of The Satyricon, however, matters become complicated.

Scholars have only a single name connected with the work: Petronius. The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter The Book of Satyrlike Adventures Translated and Introduced by W. Firebaugh The Satyricon, or Satyricon liber ("The Book of Satyrlike Adventures), is a Latin work of fiction believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though the manuscript tradition identifies the author as a certain Titus Petronius/5(K).

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Petronius Arbiter, Translator: Firebaugh, W. Title: The Satyricon — Complete Language: English Author: Petronius.

The Satyricon. Translated by William Burnaby. By. Petronius. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. More books by Petronius. Satyricon, vol 1, Introduction.

Satyricon, vol 2.Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. SATYRICON By Petronius - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.About The Satyricon.

The marvelously entertaining parody of imperial Rome One of the most outrageous and strikingly modern works to have survived from the ancient world, The Satyricon offers an unmatched satirical portrait of the age of Nero, in all its excesses and recounts the adventures of Encolpius and his companions as they travel around Italy, encountering courtesans.