The Satyricon is among the such a lot outrageous and strikingly glossy works to have survived from the traditional international. probably written by way of an consultant of Nero, it recounts the adventures of Encolpius and his partners as they commute round Italy, encountering courtesans, priestesses, con males, brothel-keepers, pompous professors and, mainly, Trimalchio, the nouveau riche millionaire whose debauched feasting and pretentious vulgarity make him one of many nice comedian characters in literature. predicted up to now from sixty three - sixty five advert, and merely surviving in fragments, The Satyricon however bargains an unequalled satirical portrait of the age of Nero, in all its excesses and chaos.
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