Petronius the Poet


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Prefatory note; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction: verse and genre in Petronian criticism; 1. Refashioning the epic past; 2. In the frame: context and continuity in the short poems; 3. Troy retaken: repetition and re-enactment in the Troiae Halosis; 4. The Bellum Civile; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index of passages discussed; Index of subjects.

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An investigation of the thirty short poems and two long ones which form part of Petronius' Satyricon.


"This is a useful study...students will profit from reading some modern translations of these poems... Upper-division undergraduates; graduate students; researchers; faculty." Choice

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