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PETRONIUS: Satyricon (The) (Unabridged)


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PETRONIUS: Satyricon (The) (Unabridged)

Petronius’ Satyricon is a rampant and vivacious Roman adventure dating back to the first century, during the reign of Nero. It follows the exploits of Encolpius, an impoverished ex-gladiator, and his boy-lover Giton. The action is fleet and the narrative sweeping: over the course of their journey we meet a host of lewd and comical rogues, including beggars, prostitutes, poets, sodomites and pedants, and witness many strange and curious events, including a remarkably vulgar multi-course feast, hosted by the pompous nouveau riche Trimalchio. Considered the Odyssey of the illicit and debaucherous, the Satyricon is an exhilarating look at the underbelly of Roman society.

Disc 1

  The Satyricon (Unabridged)
1.   The Satyricon 00:09:26
2.   Delighted with such humorous affability… 00:07:23
3.   The unexpectedness of the thing compelled me to endure… 00:09:07
4.   They set out on the following day and arrived… 00:08:18
5.   As I went ahead, I caught sight of a peasant… 00:10:04
6.   We had just disposed of the supper prepared… 00:11:35
7.   When he had finished his poetry, he slobbered… 00:09:49

Disc 2

  The Satyricon (Unabridged)
1.   Part 2: The Dinner of Trimalchio 00:09:40
2.   Picking his teeth with a silver quill… 00:07:07
3.   I could eat no more, so I turned to my erstwhile… 00:09:29
4.   Getting a moment to myself, in the meantime… 00:08:54
5.   'Don't be so down in the mouth.'… 00:11:41
6.   Before he had run out of wind… 00:10:58

Disc 3

  The Satyricon (Unabridged)
1.   We applauded his action and engaged in… 00:11:16
2.   Ascyltos was just starting in to answer… 00:08:26
3.   We were all dumb with astonishment… 00:09:43
4.   'But why isn't Fortunata at the table, Gaius' 00:09:12
5.   I am ashamed to have to relate what followed… 00:10:24
6.   Thereupon a second relay came in. 00:11:06

Disc 4

  The Satyricon (Unabridged)
1.   Part 3: The Future Adventure of Encolpius 00:08:03
2.   I girded on my sword, when I had said these… 00:12:07
3.   Heartened up by this story, I began to draw… 00:10:32
4.   He wiped his face upon his mantle… 00:07:31
5.   Taken completely aback by this onslaught… 00:10:27
6.   Part 4: Encolpius, Giton and Eumolpus… 00:11:16
7.   I have thought up a scheme, see what you think… 00:10:55

Disc 5

  The Satyricon (Unabridged)
1.   Lycas, as he perceived that Tryphaena… 00:08:07
2.   'It is hereby solemnly agreed on your part…' 00:11:23
3.   The sailors received this tale with roars… 00:08:28
4.   Just then, amid that clamour of voices… 00:10:04
5.   Not satisfied with swearing, he lifted up his leg… 00:10:05
6.   Arise, then, O Chance, change thy countenance… 00:08:29
7.   While Caesar in anger the swelling peaks… 00:07:17

Disc 6

  The Satyricon (Unabridged)
1.   Part 5: Affairs at Croton 00:08:41
2.   Side by side upon the grassy plot we lay… 00:08:50
3.   When she had made an end of this incantation… 00:08:54
4.   While I was engaged in this diplomatic effort… 00:09:46
5.   When the old lady laid eyes upon that, she raised… 00:09:27
6.   Tortured by these cares I spent the whole night… 00:07:22
7.   Live coals are more readily held in men's mouths… 00:05:49

Total Playing Time: 06:17:11


Keeble, Jonathan

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Medieval

Catalogue No: NA0306

Barcode: 9781781981269

Physical Release: 05/2018

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