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Petronius, Gaius

Syllabification: Pe·tro·ni·us, Gaius
Pronunciation: /piˈtrōnēəs
 
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  • (Died ad 66), Roman writer; known as Petronius Arbiter. He 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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