Ga·ius [gey-uhs], /ˈgeɪ əs/, Gaius Petronius Arbiter; "Arbiter Elegantiae", died a.d. 66?, Roman satirist.
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The despised Christians have discovered the secret of life, which the culture of Petronius sought in vain.Essays on Modern Novelists | William Lyon Phelps
The best critic of poetry among the Romans is undoubtedly to be found in Petronius, occasional and scanty though his remarks are.Ephemera Critica | John Churton Collins
The most illustrious of these fugitives was the noble and pious Proba, 113 the widow of the praefect Petronius.
The most illustrious of these fugitives was the noble and pious Proba, the widow of the prfect Petronius.
The private life of the senator Petronius Maximus was often alleged as a rare example of human felicity.
British Dictionary definitions for Petronius
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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