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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Spring 2005

LAT 385 • Petronius

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30190 F
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
WAG 10

Course Description

We will read selections from Petronius' Satyricon, paying particular attention to "Trimalchio's Dinner Party." Among the topics discussed will be Petronius' moral view, the various literary genres in the work, and the ways in which the Satyricon reflects imperial Roman society.

Grading Policy

Grading will be based on a midterm exam, a final, class participation, an oral report, and a short paper.


Petronius, Evan T. Sage, ed. Brady B. Gilleland, rev. Satyricon (Irvington Publications) Petronius, Arrowsmith, tr. Petronius: The Satyricon (Penguin)


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