Title

Maecenas and Petronius' Trimalchio Maecenatianus

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Ancient Narrative

ISSN

1568-3540

Volume

6

First Page

31

Publication Date

2007

Abstract

This paper examines Petronius' use of Maecenas as a model for specific behaviors and traits that Trimalchio exhibits throughout the Cena. At first glance Seneca's distinct portrait of an effeminate [...]