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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

StatementTranslated with an introduction by John Sullivan
SeriesThe Penguin classics -- L159
ContributionsSullivan, J. P. ed. and tr
LC ClassificationsPA6558.E5 S8 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15598134M

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The Satyricon, and, The fragments (Penguin classics) by Petronius Arbiter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An English translation of both text and notes is included in Firebaugh's translation of the Satyricon. The Latin text of the fragment, very rare in its original edition, is included in the W. K. Kelly translation of the Satyricon. Walter K. Kelly, , Petronius: Satyricon. London: Henry G. Bohn. W. C. Firebaugh, , Petronius: Satyricon. The authorship and data of the Satyricon --The extent of the work and the plot --The literary qualities of the Satyricon. Series Title: Penguin classics, L Thus while it cannot be proved with absolute certainly, it is a solid conclusion that the author of The Satyricon is the same Neronian advisor mentioned by Tacitus. Apuleius' Golden Ass is the only Roman novel to survive completely intact; Petronius' The Satyricon unfortunately comes to us in fragments. It was not especially well-known in the.