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A commentary on the Satyrica of Petronius

Gareth L. Schmeling

A commentary on the Satyrica of Petronius

by Gareth L. Schmeling

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin literature,
  • History and criticisim

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gareth Schmeling, with the collaboration of Aldo Setaioli
    ContributionsSetaioli, Aldo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6559 .S3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlix, 681p. ;
    Number of Pages681
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25289782M
    ISBN 109780199567713
    LC Control Number2011923761

    Winner of the Ladislaus J. Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award, Classical Association of the Middle West and South’s (CAMWS). A comic masterpiece of classical antiquity, the Satyrica (or Satyricon) of Petronius is a tantalizing work of fiction—part poetry, part prose, hilariously vulgar, exquisitely elegant, its original form and length as much a matter of speculation as the identity of its : Beth Severy-Hoven. Petronius' Satyrica more than lives up to its bawdy reputation. Those ancient pagans sure were a riot, let me tell you. Those ancient pagans sure were a riot, let me tell you. Sadly, due to its fragmentary nature (only two books have survived), it fails in ever truly making the reader - well, this one at least - care about the actual story/5().

      Only portions of Petronius’ Satyrica survive. As Gareth Schmeling points out, manuscript evidence suggests that the surviving passages presented here were likely bo 15, and Books 14 and 16 survive only in part and the best preserved book is book . Magazine şi preţuri - Carti The Satyrica of Petronius: An Intermediate Reader with Commentary and Guided Review (ISBN: ) ,80 RON!: (The Satyrica of Petronius An Intermediate Reader with Commentary and Guided Review ISBN ) Winner of the Ladislaus J. Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award, Classical Association of the Middle West.

    Book Review: Xenophon of Ephesus: His Compositional Technique and the Birth of the Novel. [REVIEW] Gareth L. Schmeling - - American Journal of Philology (4) A Sacred Ceremony in Honour of the Buttocks: Petronius, Satyrica –   Theatrum Arbitri is a literary study dealing with the possible influence of Roman comic drama (comedies of Plautus and Terence, theatre of the Greek and Roman mimes, and fabula Atellana) on the surviving fragments of Petronius' Satyrica. The theatrical assessment of this novel is carried out at the levels of plot-construction, characterization, language, and reading of the text as if it were Cited by:


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A commentary on the Satyrica of Petronius by Gareth L. Schmeling Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the first comprehensive commentary on the whole of Petronius' Satyrica, and is an attempt to unify and comprehend, as much as possible, the fragmentary text by looking carefully at the bits and pieces which have by: A comic masterpiece of classical antiquity, the Satyrica (or Satyricon) of Petronius is a tantalizing work of fiction—part poetry, part prose, hilariously vulgar, exquisitely elegant, its original form and length as much a matter of speculation as the identity of its author.

Its brilliance and enduring influence are, however, beyond dispute.5/5(4). This is the first comprehensive commentary on the whole of Petronius' Satyrica, and is an attempt to unify and comprehend, as much as possible, the fragmentary text by looking carefully at the bits and pieces which have survived.

The Satyrica is a thrilling piece of literature credited to Petronius and written under the Roman emperor Nero. Schmeling's commentary offers readers an insightful analysis of this historically important text through philological, linguistic, historical, and narratological discussions, while highlighting issues surrounding its authorship.

A commentary on the Satyrica of Petronius and a new text edition, including of the fragmentary remnants of this ancient novel, have long been needed. The present volume is the first complete textual commentary in English.

Although perhaps not much compared to the multi-volume Groningen Commentaries on Apuleius, it includes notable : Gottskálk Jensson. Commentary on The Satyrica of Petronius - Petronius [Gaius Petronius Arbiter] - Oxford Scholarly Editions We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website.

By continuing to use our. Schmeling's commentary offers readers a comprehensive analysis of this historically important text through philological, linguistic, historical, and narratological discussions, while highlighting past doubts on Petronius' authorship of the Satyrica.

Commentary on the Satyrica of Pretonius (H) OUP UK The Satyrica is a thrilling piece of literature and rare example of the Roman novel, credited to Titus Petronius. Description: The Satyrica is a thrilling piece of literature credited to Petronius and written under the Roman emperor Nero. Schmeling's commentary offers readers an insightful analysis of this historically important text through philological, linguistic, historical, and narratological discussions, while highlighting issues surrounding its authorship.

The Satyricon is a novel by Gaius Petronius Arbiter (usually just known as Petronius), who lived in the first century CE and was an adviser to Emperor has sometimes been described as "the. A commentary on the Satyrica of Petronius. [Gareth L Schmeling; Aldo Setaioli] -- "The Satyrica is a thrilling piece of literature, and rare example of the Roman novel, credited to Gaius Petronius which is as modern today as the time it was written under the Roman emperor Nero.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. It is as modern today as in the time when it was written under the Roman emperor Nero. This is the first comprehensive commentary on the whole of Petronius' Satyrica, and an attempt to unify and comprehend, as much as possible, the fragmentary text by looking carefully at the bits and pieces which have survived.5/5(2).

So begins the Satyrica, a bizarre odyssey through the carnivalesque landscape of Nero's empire. The author of the Satyrica, Petronius, had been Nero's intimate and advisor on all matters of artistic taste and elegance but a jealous rival turned Nero against him.

No longer enduring "the suspense of fear or of hope," Petronius eluded his former. Petronius: A Handbook unravels the mysteries of the Satyrica, one of the greatest literary works that antiquity has bequeathed to the modern world.

Includes a dozen original essays by a team of leading Petronius and Roman history scholars; Features the first multi-dimensional approach to Satyricon studies by exploring the novel's literary structure, social and historic contexts, and modern.

Gaius Petronius Arbiter [citation needed] (/ p ɪ ˈ t r oʊ n i ə s /; c. 27 – 66 AD) was a Roman courtier during the reign of Nero. He is generally believed to be the author of the Satyricon, a satirical novel believed to have been written during the Neronian era (54–68 AD).Born: c.

27 AD, Massalia (ancient Marseille). The Satyricon is a work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry.

It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though the manuscript tradition identifies the author as a certain Titus Petronius. It details the misadventures of the narrator, Encolpius, and Author: Petronius. It is as modern today as in the time when it was written under the Roman emperor Nero.

This is the first comprehensive commentary on the whole of Petronius' Satyrica, and an attempt to unify and comprehend, as much as possible, the fragmentary text by looking carefully at the bits and pieces which have :   Books Satyricon by Petronius Nicholas Lezard's choice Nicholas Lezard.

Share via Email; W e need regular retranslations of the Satyricon, for. Winner of the Ladislaus J. Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award, Classical Association of the Middle West and South’s (CAMWS). A comic masterpiece of classical antiquity, the Satyrica (or Satyricon) of Petronius is a tantalizing work of fiction—part poetry, part prose, hilariously vulgar, exquisitely elegant, its original form and length as much a matter of speculation as the identity of its author.

The Satyrica of Petronius by Beth Severy-Hoven,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Satyrica of Petronius: Beth Severy-Hoven: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(5).

Winner of the Ladislaus J. Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award, Classical Association of the Middle West and South’s (CAMWS). A comic masterpiece of classical antiquity, the Satyrica (or Satyricon) of Petronius is a tantalizing work of fiction—part poetry, part prose, hilariously vulgar, exquisitely elegant, its original form and length as much a matter of speculation as the identity of its author/5(4).The Satyrica of Petronius: An Intermediate Reader with Commentary and Guided Review: Beth Severy-Hoven: Books - Ruden (affiliation unspecified) integrates her translation with ten commentaries about the work and the ancient world, acknowledging Muller's edition of Petronius as her main source for the Latin text.

Suggests readings beyond the references. Paper edition (unseen), $ Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.