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Petronius by Petronius Arbiter
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Apr 20, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: world-history, criticism-as-humor, poetry

The Satyricon a bit on the ribald side of Roman culture (or am I understating it?). Some of the poetry is quite good. Seneca the Duplicitous shows he has wit and humor here, though crude. Petronius gets 4 stars, Seneca 2. Since the Seneca is short and almost an afterthought here, I will keep a 4 star rating.

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