Petronius, Satyricon, 83

In Pinacothecam perveni vario genere tabularum mirabilem : nam et Zeuxidos manus vidi nondum vetustatis injuria victas...

I came into a gallery hung with a wonderful collection of various pictures. I saw the works of Zeuxis not yet overcome by the defacement of time... (Heseltine, 1913)

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Je parvins dans une galerie où l'on admirait les tableaux les plus variés. Car j'y reconnus et la main de Zeuxis encore triomphante de toutes les injures du temps... (Reinach, 1921).

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Commentary

This part is the first sentence of text 27. The two texts work together. For the complete commentary on this passage from Petronius' Satyricon, see text 27.

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Bibliography

Same bibliography as for text 27.

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