Definition of Petronius, Gaius in English:

Petronius, Gaius

Line breaks: Gaius Pe¦tro|nius
Pronunciation: /pɪˈtrəʊnɪəs
 
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( D. ad 66), Roman writer; known as Petronius Arbiter. Petronius is generally accepted as the author of the Satyricon, a work in prose and verse satirizing the excesses of Roman society.

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