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CLAS 3358 Petronius (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will explore the dark and tawdry underbelly of Imperial Rome through the eyes of Petronius, author of the Satyricon. In addition to closely reading the Satyricon's Latin prose, we will examine its place in the canon of Greek and Roman literature and what it can tell us about Roman social history.


Instructor(s): Daniel Harris McCoy

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 27-Feb-14