|The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter - Encolpius, Giton and Eumolpus Escape By Sea|
The following is an English, public domain translation of "The Satyricon," by Petronius. "The Satyricon" is an example of Menippean Satire, which is very different from the formal verse satire of Juvenal or Horace. Menippean satire -- especially that of Petronius in "The Satyricon" --contains a mixture of prose and verse, serious and comic elements, erotic and decadent passages. Encolpius -- the narrator of "The Satyricon" -- has been described as self-parodying.The Satyricon
Complete and unexpurgated translation of the Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter, by W. C. Firebaugh, in which are incorporated the forgeries of Nodot and Marchena, and the readings introduced into the text by De Salas.
VOLUME 4. -- ENCOLPIUS, GITON AND EUMOLPUS ESCAPE BY SEA
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