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Arbiter of elegance

Gilbert Bagnani

Arbiter of elegance

a study of the life & works of C. Petronius.

by Gilbert Bagnani

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petronius Arbiter.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Phoenix; journal of the Classical Association of Canada. Supplementary v.2, Phoenix -- 2.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,91p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17842892M
    LC Control Number55010798

      Diana Vreeland () was this century's most formidable arbiter of elegance. As fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar, editor in chief of Vogue, and creator of dozens of famous exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, her passion, charm, insouciance, and genius for style energized and inspired the world of fashion for fifty years.5/5(5). Everything changes, however, when Louise discovers Elegance, a fashion guide from written by Genevieve Dariaux, a legendary (and fictional) Coco Chanel-like arbiter of taste. Quoting liberally from the guidebook, Tessaro writes a lighthearted contemporary version of Pygmalion/5(K).

    Petronius is traditionally identified with Gaius Petronius Arbiter, the "judge of elegance" (arbiter elegantiae) at the court of Nero. In earlier centuries, the book was considered scandalous. Petronius also composed poems. The great scientist Ludwig Boltzmann has commented that the role of the elegance of mathematical and physical methods are tailor's concerns. If this were true, Demiurgos (the creator of the world in the ancient Greek and Roman tradition) certainly deserves the tribute of "the highest tailor", or if it sounds too profane to you, arbiter elegantiarum, how the Poet Gaius Petronius was named in.

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Petronius. [Gilbert Bagnani]. Life. Tacitus, Plutarch and Pliny the Elder describe Petronius as the elegantiae arbiter (also phrased arbiter elegantiarum), "judge of elegance" in the court of the emperor served as suffect consul in Later, he became a member of the senatorial class who devoted themselves to a life of pleasure.

His relationship to Nero was apparently akin to that of a fashion : c. 27 AD, Massalia (ancient Marseille). Gaius Petronius Arbiter, original name Titus Petronius Niger, (died ad 66), reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad.

Life. The most complete and the most authentic account of Petronius’ life appears in Tacitus’ Annals, an account that may be supplemented, with caution, from other sources. It is probable that Petronius’ correct name was. Buy Arbiter of Elegance: Robert Adam 1st Edition by Graham Roderick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Gaius Petronius Arbiter, original name Titus Petronius Niger, (died ad 66), reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad. Life. The most complete and the most authentic account of Petronius' life appears in Tacitus' Annals, an account that may be supplemented, with caution, from other is probable that Petronius' correct name was Titus.

reviews. RODERICK GRAHAM, Arbiter of Elegance: the Biography of Robert Adam, Birlinn,ISBN,£ Robert Adam’s work stands as a paradigm of elegance, taste and refinement in. Arbiter of elegance: a study of the life & works of C.

Petronius -- Author: Bagnani, Gilbert. Publication info: [Toronto]: University of Toronto Press,   The Roman dandy Petronius was the "arbiter of elegance" to Nero, and was driven to suicide by false charges of treason.

His great work, the Satyricon, of which only fragments survive, was a picaresque fiction satirizing contemporary behavior and parodying forms of literature. The story details the peregrinations and misfortunes, literary /5(5). Books shelved as elegance: In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing by Matthew E.

May, Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro, A Guide to. Arbiter of Elegance by Graham Roderick,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). The Satyricon is a classic of comedy, a superbly funny picture of Nero's Rome as seen through the eyes of Petronius, its most amorous and elegant courtier.

William Arrowsmith's translation--a lively, modern, unexpurgated text--recaptures all the ribald humor of Petronius's picaresque satire. It tells the hilarious story of the pleasure-seeking adventures of an educated rogue, Encolpius, his 5/5(1).

‘Beau Brummell, the prince's friend, was the arbiter of elegance.’ ‘His background gives no indication that he might one day become an arbiter of cool.’ ‘Thus rather strangely, the potential arbiter of morality is always the individual, but only when seen in his entire complexity.’.

Genevieve Antoine Dariauxs A Guide to Elegance is an often charming and information A to Z guide on the utmost elegant wardrobe. Each entry is a short essay on the given topic from Accessories to Zoology, and is perhaps best taken in small doses as her highly opinionated tone can /5.

The Satyricon of Gaius Petronius Arbiter - Complete and unexpurgated translation by W. Firebaugh - Of the many masterpieces which classical antiquity has bequeathed to modern times, few have attained, at intervals, to such popularity; few have so gripped the interest of scholars and men of letters, as has this scintillating miscellany known as the Satyricon, ascribed by tradition to that Brand: JiaHu Books.

The film is loosely based on the book Satyricon by Gaius Petronius Arbiter, the "Arbiter of Elegance" in the court of Nero. The book has only survived in fragments, and the film reflects this by being very fragmentary itself, even stopping in mid-sentence.

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AbeBooks; The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter Being in favour at court, and cherished as the companion of Nero in all his select parties, he was allowed to be the arbiter of taste and elegance.

Without the sanction of Petronius nothing was exquisite, nothing rare or delicious.Robert Adam's work stands as a paradigm of elegance, taste and refinement in architecture and design.

Any new biography of this complex, workaholic genius who designed everything from ‘beds to inkwells’ is a welcome prospect, however, for Roderick Graham (respected biographer of David Hume, John Knox and Mary Queen of Scots) the subject must have had immediate : Alexander Fairweather.