Petronius, Seneca, Satyricon. Apocolocyntosis

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INDEX OF CHARACTERS

INDEX OF CHARACTERS IN PETRONIUS

  • Agamemnon: teacher of rhetoric at Puteoli, with whom Encolpius is discussing education at the opening of the work, and who invites our triad of heroes to dinner at Trimalchio’s. Named after Agamemnon, leader of the Greek expedition against Troy. 3.1, 6.1, 26.8, 28.6, 46.1, 48.4, 48.5, 48.7, 49.7, 50.2, 52.7, 65.5, 69.9, 78.8
  • Agatho: cosmetician. 74.15
  • Albucia: unknown woman. fr. 6
  • Ascyltos: Encolpius’ companion along with Giton = triad of heroes. Name means “indefatigable” or “untroubled.” 6.1, 6.2, 7.4, 9.6, 9.7, 10.4, 10.6, 11.2, 12.4, 12.6, 13.2, 14.1, 14.8, 15.7, 19.3, 19.5, 20.3, 20.5, 21.1, 22.1, 24.3, 24.4, 57.1, 58.1, 59.1, 72.5, 72.7, 79.9, 79.11, 80.5, 80.6, 80.8, 92.2, 92.4, 94.3, 94.10, 93.7, 93.9, 93.10, 97.3, 98.3, 133.1, 133.2
  • Bargates: manager of a boarding house. The name is probably Semitic. 96.4, 97.1
  • Cario: slave of Trimalchio. 71.2
  • Carpus: slave of Trimalchio whose job is to carve meat. 36.5, 36.7, 36.8, 40.5
  • Cerdo: slave of Trimalchio who carries sacred objects. 60.8
  • Chrysanthus: recently dead friend of Seleucus and others in Trimalchio’s circle. 42.3
  • Chrysis: Circe’s haughty maid. Name means “golden girl.” 128.3, 129.3, 129.10, 130.7, 131.1, 131.7, 132.5, 138.5, 139.4
  • Cinnamus: steward of Trimalchio. 30.2
  • Circe: would-be lover of Encolpius, named after the witch who captivates Odysseus in Homer’s Odyssey. 127.6, 127.7, 127.8, 129.4, 130.1, 134.9
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