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 (pĭ-trō′nē-əs), Gaius Known as "Petronius Arbiter." Died ad 66.
Roman courtier who is credited with writing the Satyricon.


(Biography) Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs), known as Petronius Arbiter. died 66 ad, Roman satirist, supposed author of the Satyricon, a picaresque account of the licentiousness of contemporary society


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Gaius (Gaius Petronius Arbiter) (“Arbiter Elegantiae” ), died A.D. 66?, Roman satirist.
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Certain odd minutes every day went to learning things by heart; he never took a ticket without noting the number; he devoted January to Petronius, February to Catullus, March to the Etruscan vases perhaps; anyhow he had done good work in India, and there was nothing to regret in his life except the fundamental defects which no wise man regrets, when the present is still his.
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Drawing heavily on Ovid, it also echoes Propertius, Tibullus, Virgil, Martial, Horace, Juvenal, and even Petronius.
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Opening with the claim that "the first human was the first hypocrite," Oliver name-drops Cervantes, Aesop and Petronius, the Gospels, Erasmus, Swiff, Moliere, and Evelyn Waugh, and then assures us his is no mere "conducted tour" of satirists and humorists.
The modern reader of the Cena Trimalchionis, seeing the episode grouped under the larger title Satyrica, could hardly be blamed for assuming a priori that Petronius had written a satirical work.
It seems the Welsh Government again has forgotten the words of the Roman satirist Titus Petronius, "We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganised.
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The empire of the self; self-command and political speech in Seneca and Petronius.