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Petronius

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/ pɪˈtroʊ ni əs /
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noun

Ga·ius [gey-uhs], /ˈgeɪ əs/, Gaius Petronius Arbiter; "Arbiter Elegantiae", died a.d. 66?, Roman satirist.

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Petronius
/ (pɪˈtrəʊnɪəs) /

noun

Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs), known as Petronius Arbiter. died 66 ad, Roman satirist, supposed author of the Satyricon, a picaresque account of the licentiousness of contemporary society
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