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Arbiter of elegance.

Bea Howe

Arbiter of elegance.

by Bea Howe

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Published by Harvill P. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Haweis, Mary Eliza (Joy) 1852-1898.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 314-315.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT788.H377 H68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5643343M
    LC Control Number68075912

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His relationship to Nero was apparently akin to that of a fashion : c. 27 AD, Massalia (ancient Marseille). Gaius Petronius Arbiter, original name Titus Petronius Niger, (died ad 66), reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad.

Life. The most complete and the most authentic account of Petronius’ life appears in Tacitus’ Annals, an account that may be supplemented, with caution, from other sources.

It is probable that Petronius’ correct name was. Buy Arbiter of Elegance: Robert Adam 1st Edition by Graham Roderick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Author Name Bagnani, Gilbert.

Title ARBITER OF ELEGANCE A Study of the Life & Works of C. Petronius. Binding Softcover. Book Condition Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. Publisher University of Toronto Press Seller ID   The Hardcover of the Arbiter of Elegance: A Biography of Robert Adam by Roderick Graham at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Roderick Graham. Gaius Petronius Arbiter, original name Titus Petronius Niger, (died ad 66), reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad.

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reviews. RODERICK GRAHAM, Arbiter of Elegance: the Biography of Robert Adam, Birlinn,ISBN,£ Robert Adam’s work stands as a paradigm of elegance, taste and refinement in. Arbiter of elegance: a study of the life & works of C. Petronius -- Author: Bagnani, Gilbert.

Publication info: [Toronto]: University of Toronto Press,   The Roman dandy Petronius was the "arbiter of elegance" to Nero, and was driven to suicide by false charges of treason. His great work, the Satyricon, of which only fragments survive, was a picaresque fiction satirizing contemporary behavior and parodying forms of literature.

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William Arrowsmith's translation--a lively, modern, unexpurgated text--recaptures all the ribald humor of Petronius's picaresque satire. It tells the hilarious story of the pleasure-seeking adventures of an educated rogue, Encolpius, his 5/5(1).

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The film is loosely based on the book Satyricon by Gaius Petronius Arbiter, the "Arbiter of Elegance" in the court of Nero. The book has only survived in fragments, and the film reflects this by being very fragmentary itself, even stopping in mid-sentence. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter Being in favour at court, and cherished as the companion of Nero in all his select parties, he was allowed to be the arbiter of taste and elegance.

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