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Petronius Arbiter

Author (died 66 AD)


Catherine Connors. Petronius the Poet: Verse and Literary Tradition in the Satyricon. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 166pp.

Gian Biagio Conte. The Hidden Author: An Interpretation of Petronius' Satyricon. University of California Press. 1996. 226pp.

Philip B. Corbett. Petronius. Twayne. 1970. 158pp.

Edward Courtney. A Companion to Petronius. Oxford University Press. 2001. 238pp.

Gottskálk Jensson. The Recollections of Encolpius: The Satyrica of Petronius as Milesian Fiction. Barkhuis Publishing. 2004. 327pp.

Costas Panayotakis. Theatrum Arbitri: Theatrical Elements in the "Satyrica" of Petronius. E. J. Brill. 1995. 225pp.

Victoria Rimell. Petronius and the Anatomy of Fiction. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 239pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1152)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.188)

  8. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.316-19)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.796)

  10. Who's Who in the Roman World (p.227)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.41)

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