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Petronius (? – 66 C.E.)

Nationality: Roman
Born: Roman
Periods: Latin

Author of Satyricon, believed to be the earliest example of the novel in Western literature.

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A short biography of the author, and a description of Satyricon.
Contains: Sketch, Commentary
Author: Jan Bonenkamp, Mathijs Horsthuis, and Marloes Mentink
From: The Forum Romanum

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013