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The Satyricon of Petronius / The Apocolocyntosis of Seneca Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who develops a plan to use in order to enter the city of Croton?



2. On which emperor's court did the author of "The Apocolocyntosis" serve?



3. Who becomes enraged by Claudius' order for the one who called him out for lying about his identity?



4. Who takes Encolpius to a temple?



5. According to Eumolpus, how is the only accurate way to record history?



Essay Topics

Define and discuss Menippean satire? What differentiates this satire from other types?

Discuss Eumolpus' lie in the city of Croton. How does he cover it over a period of time?

Discuss the primary gods/goddesses involved in Claudius' trial in "The Apocolocyntosis." Who were they, what did they represent and what position did they take on Claudius' request?

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