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Roman satirist (died in 66)

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The Cena] cannot be satire, if Petronius is not a moralist.
He argues that both Seneca and Petronius "attempt to move beyond the body as the privileged site for determining moral self-worth.
She found that comparing Paul with ancient authors such as Petronius and Seneca on similar topics shed new light on some of the apostle's more controversial passages.
This was written by Petronius Arbiter, the Roman governor of Bithynia who committed suicide in AD 65.
Petronius is located in 1,800 feet of water, roughly 75 miles southwest of Pensacola and about 55 miles from Perdido Pass (29.
Reading The Great Gatsby in the context of Alger and Petronius illuminates the rhetorical strategy that Fitzgerald employs in making his own argument about mentoring.
He was nominated for an Oscar for his role as Petronius in the 1951 Roman epic Quo Vadis, and continued acting until just a short time before his death in 1978.
Champion trainer Aidan O'Brien saddled Seville at Doncaster and emulates Weld with three runners in Park Avenue, Petronius Maximus and another latecomer in Ruling, who won on his debut at Naas eight days ago.
In the fillies' maiden it is hard to look past Vastitas, who found only Petronius Maximus too strong at the Curragh last weekend.
Meanwhile, at the Curragh, Johnny Murtagh closed to within six of Pat Smullen in the race for the Jockeys Championship thanks to a double on two-year-olds Petronius Maximus (visored for the first time) in the sixfurlong maiden and Gemstone in the listed Lanwades & Staffordstown Studs Stakes.
Reflecting on his earlier incident, on the apparently unharmed Petronius Maximus in the six-furlong maiden, he said: "The horse ran green, he hit the rail and fell over.
During the 2009 festivities, the Krewe of Amon-Ra, Lords of Leather, Krewe of Armeinius, Mystic Krewe of Satyricon, Krewe of Mwindo (predominantly African-American), and the eldest statesman, the Krewe of Petronius (established in 1961), have gay balls scheduled, some with balcony seating open to the public.
1605, three successive editions of the Petronii Satyricon were published in Leyden (1594, 1596, 1604), and one of these editions was reprinted four times in Paris in 1901: Stephen Gaselee, "The Bibliography of Petronius," Transactions of the Bibliographic Society (of London) 10 (1909): 148, 214.
In his satire Satyricon, the Roman writer Petronius documents a banquet at the home of a man named Trimalchio, where an entire meal was comprised of pork disguised as other foods.