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Satyrica

Petronius Arbiter

Satyrica

by Petronius Arbiter

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satire, Latin -- Translations into English,
  • Rome -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the Latin.

    StatementPetronius Arbiter ; translated with an introduction by Frederic Raphael.
    GenreTranslations into English, Fiction
    SeriesFyfield books
    ContributionsRaphael, Frederic, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6558.E5 R37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23681825M
    ISBN 101857547837
    ISBN 109781857547832
    LC Control Number2009437383

      The satire is razor-sharp. The book revolves around the misadventures of Encolpius (who is impotent), his lover Ascyltus, and Giton, for whose sexual favours the two of them quarrel bitterly. No account of the book would be quite complete with mentioning that little detail; so let the buyer beware/5(5). Here is an outline of the novel's five parts – linked to the full text – immediately followed by a detailed summary of the book. Below that is the "unexpurgated" text of the Satyricon. PART 1.– ADVENTURES OF ENCOLPIUS AND HIS COMPANIONS (Chapters 1–26) PART 2.– TRIMALCHIO'S FEAST (Chapters 27–78) PART 3.–.

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      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. It mingles prose and verse, farce and fantasy, life and philosophy, in a Brand: Poetry in Translation. The Satyricon: a Roman knight in prose and verse with the fragments recover'd at Belgrade in the year made English by Mr. Wilson of the Middle Temple and several others. A verbatim reprint of the original ed. of


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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).

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Published in as a deluxe hardcover by the Folio Society with illustrations by Neil Packer, Frederic Raphael's translation of the Satyrica of Petronius was reprinted as a less-expensive trade paperback sans illustrations in Reviews: 1. Written during the reign of Nero in the 1st century, the Satyricon is quite simply unlike anything before it.

Perhaps the best way to think about this book is to look at it like a little prose Odyssey. Except instead of the king of Ithaca, our hero is the ex-gladiator (and current scoundrel) Encolpius/5().

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Except instead of the king of Ithaca, our hero is the ex-gladiator (and current scoundrel) Encolpius/5. Petronius has books on Goodreads with ratings. Petronius’s most popular book is The Satyricon. So begins the Satyrica, a bizarre odyssey through the carnivalesque landscape of Nero's empire.

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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.

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The Satyricon is one of the most outrageous and strikingly modern works to have survived from the ancient world. Most likely written by an advisor of Nero, it recounts the adventures of Encolpius and his companions as they travel around Italy, encountering courtesans, priestesses, con men, brothel-keepers, pompous professors ­and, above all, Trimalchio, the nouveau riche millionaire Brand: Ltd DBA Echo Library.

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An incomplete Roman novel believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius Arbiter. What remains of the novel is a picaresque story concerning the narrator’s battle to keep his lover, a handsome sixteen year old boy, away from his many rivals.According to Wikipedia: "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. As with the Metamorphoses of Apuleius.The Satyricon. The Satyricon, or Satyricon liber (“Book of Satyrlike Adventures”), is a comic, picaresque novel that is related to several ancient literary style it ranges between the highly realistic and the self-consciously literary, and its form is episodic.

It relates the wanderings and escapades of a disreputable trio of adventurers, the narrator Encolpius (“Embracer.