BirthdayDecember 0, 66
BirthplaceRome, Roman Empire

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Petronius

    Full name: Petronius
    Also known as: Petronius
    Professions: Roman writer
    Occupation: Novelist

  2. Petronius Known for

    Fellini Satyricon (1969), Rome: Power & Glory (1999), Satyricon (1969), Amor amor amor (1965)

  3. Petronius Biography

    Nero had become emperor in 54 A.D., and his interest in theater and luxury led him to appoint a courtier named Petronius (praenomen probably Titus or possibly Gaius) as his Arbiter elegantiae or judge of elegance. Described as a man who "made luxury a fine art" and "who spent his days sleeping and his nights working and enjoying himself" by ...

  4. Petronius Family

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