Petronius: A Handbook
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Petronius: A Handbook unravels the mysteries of the Satyrica, one of the greatest literary works that antiquity has bequeathed to the modern world.
- Includes a dozen original essays by a team of leading Petronius and Roman history scholars
- Features the first multi-dimensional approach to Satyricon studies by exploring the novel's literary structure, social and historic contexts, and modern reception
- Supplemented by illustrations, plot outline, glossary, map, bibliography, and suggestions for further reading