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1. gaius petronius, petronius, petronius arbiter

Roman satirist (died in 66)

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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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(Gaius)died a.d. 66; Rom. satirist
often called Petronius Arbiter

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Roman courtier who is credited with writing the Satyricon.

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