Satyricon

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Satyricon

tales of vice and luxury in imperial Rome. [Rom. Lit.: Satyricon]

Satyricon

novel by Petronius depicting social excesses in imperial Rome. [Rom. Lit.: Magill II, 938]
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The 27 papers consider such topics as Babylonian stories and the ancient novel: Magi and the limits of empire in Iamblichus' Babyloniaka, springs as a civilizing mechanism in Daphnis and Chloe, new evidence for dating the discovery at Tra*of the Petronian Cena Trimalchionis, rethinking landscape in ancient fiction: mountains in Apuleius and Jerome, and why Habrocomes does not run away from Aegialeus and his mummified wife: horror and the ancient novel.
34) Erst im Jahr 2000 wurde er von Jean-Claude Feray einer etwas eingehenderen Besprechung gewurdigt, jedoch abermals an entlegener Stelle--im Anhang zu einer in einem Nischenverlag erschienenen Petronubersetzung ohne Cena Trimalchionis.
One of the editors, Ramsby, provides a subtle analysis of the most famous text on Roman freedmen, Petronius's Cena Trimalchionis, in which she draws attention to the stonemason Habana.
The modern reader of the Cena Trimalchionis, seeing the episode grouped under the larger title Satyrica, could hardly be blamed for assuming a priori that Petronius had written a satirical work.
O autor distingue tres niveis distintos de poemas e, consequentemente, tres funcoes diversas inerentes a esses poemas: o episodio da Cena Trimalchionis e entendido como simbolo da ausencia de "criacao literaria"; a "Odisseia" de Encolpio representa, para o A.
Although the Cena Trimalchionis recalls Sermones 2.
Its longest surviving section, the cena Trimalchionis 'Trimalchio's feast,' lampoons a rich and oafish freedman's ostentatious banquet (roast sow stuffed with sausages being just one of innumerable items on the menu) in a masterful exercise in repeatedly arousing readers' disgust, only to pull us back from the brink of actually vomiting.
This is clearly relevant to my main concern here, the issue of whether the Cena Trimalchionis constitutes a single book: I wish to argue that it does not, and to divide it into three books.
After a brief discussion of Quartilla's Priapean vigil, the discussion turns to the Cena Trimalchionis, the most celebrated episode in Petrionius's narrative.
The longest and the best episode in the surviving portions of the Satyricon is the Cena Trimalchionis, or "Banquet of Trimalchio" (chapters 26-78).
Students and scholars who are interested in the Cena Trimalchionis may also benefit from exposing themselves to methodologies and research techniques employed in archaeology and art history.
Rowell, 'The Gladiator Petraites and the Date of the Satyricon', TAPA 89 (1958), 14-24 and contra Martin Smith, Petroni Arbitri Cena Trimalchionis (Oxford, 1975), ad 52.