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By Edward Courtney

this can be the 1st sleek statement on Petronius' Satyrica. It starts off with simple heritage details, then surveys every one episode so that major topics emerge. eventually, it supplies an outline of Petronius' use of literary allusion and symbolism, and of his therapy of intercourse. All Latin and Greek quotations were translated in order that this quantity may gain advantage either scholars of classical and comparative literature.

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