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
Keywords: Ancient Novel, Classical Literature, Satyrica, Fellini, Trimalchio, Trimalchio's feast, Julio-Claudian culture, Roman History