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People Petronius

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405156875.2009.00003.x


All references to chapters of the Satyrica are prefaced with a §. Although the division into chapters is almost certainly later than Petronius himself (and the numbering sequence in use today certainly is), they have been universally adopted, are now printed in all texts and most translations, and are the standard form of reference. References to all other ancient authors and their works follow the standard abbreviations listed in The Oxford Classical Dictionary (third, revised edition 2003, edited by S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, Oxford University Press), at pp. xxix–liv. Other abbreviations used in this volume are: CIL = Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, consilio et auctoritate Academiae litterarum regiae Borussicae editum. Berlin. 1863–. The standard collection of Latin inscriptions, arranged in multiple volumes, organized primarily on a geographical basis (for example, vol. 6 is the city of Rome, vol. 10 is central and southern Italy, Sicily, and Sardinia). Production of the series is ongoing. LGPN = Lexicon of Greek Personal Names , edited by P. M. Fraser and E. Matthews, I (Oxford, 1987); II (M. J. Osborne and S. G. Byrne eds; Oxford, 1994); III.A (Oxford, 1997); III.B (Oxford, 2000); IV (Oxford, 2005). See the website: www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk P.Oxy. = The Oxyrhynchus Papyri , edited with translations and notes by B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt et al. London. 1898–. ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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