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The "Saturnalia," Macrobius s encyclopedic celebration of Roman culture written in the early fifth century CE, has been prized since the Renaissance as a treasure trove of otherwise unattested lore. Cast in the form of a dialogue, the "Saturnalia" treats subjects as diverse as the divinity of the Sun and the quirks of human digestion while showcasing Virgil as the master ...more
Hardcover, 387 pages
Published January 5th 2011 by Harvard University Press
(first published 400)
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