Petronius

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Remarkable as a source of scarce information on the language of Rome’s populace, the satirical novel ‘Satyricon’ was written by Petronius, one of the Emperor Nero’s decadent favourites.  Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents Petronius’ complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Petronius’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Petronius, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to the novel
* Provides three translations of ‘Satyricon’ – (Allinson, Heseltine and Firebaugh)
* Includes the translation previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library edition of Petronius
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections or works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Petronius’ rare fragments and poems, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographical texts – discover Petronius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
SATYRICON: 1902 Allinson Translation
SATYRICON: 1913 Heseltine Translation
SATYRICON: 1922 Firebaugh Translation
POEMS

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO PETRONIUS by Michael Heseltine
TACITUS’ ACCOUNT OF PETRONIUS

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