Petronius, Satyricon

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p2Pithou second edition (Paris, 1587)
p2v“Varietas lectionum in Satyrico Petronii”; readings of the codex Tholosanus, surely the codex Cuiacianus
SIGLA OF THE BELLUM CIVILE (chs. 119–24)

M1codex Monacensis 23713, s. xvi
V2codex Vindobonensis 3198 (W), s. xv
Drcodex Dresdensis 141, s. xv
SIGLA OF THE FRAGMENTA

Zcodex Leidensis Vossianus lat. Q. 86, s. ix, from which Scaliger in 1573 edited fragmenta 26–41 (Anth. Lat. 464–79 R; 462–77 ShB)
Ycodex Leidensis Vossianus lat. F. 111, s. ix, from which Scaliger in 1573 edited fragmenta 42–43 (Anth. Lat. 650–51 R), which also contain verses in 14.2 and 83.10
Xcodex Bellovacensis, today deperditus, from which Claudius Binetus claims that in 1579 he edited fragmenta 44–45 (Anth. Lat. 690–97 R)
SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE LATIN TEXT

< >letters enclosed in angle brackets must be added to the text
{ }letters enclosed in braces must be deleted
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corruptions that defy correction
<***>lacunae based on the authority of the manuscripts
<. . .>lacunae suggested by editors of the Latin text
lccorrector of the codex l
lacthe reading of the codex l before correction
lmgnotes made in the margin of codex l
excerpta breviathe short excerpts of the Latin text, i.e., manuscripts of the O or Oδ class
excerpta longathe long excerpts of the Latin text, i.e., manuscripts of the L class
s. ixsaeculo ix = ninth century; s. = saeculo (century) plus the Roman numeral for the century
NOTES TO THE FORMAT OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Satyrica is traditionally divided into 141 sections, which are indicated here by Arabic numbers followed by a period; subsections, which are now required in all scholarly literature, are indicated by marginal numbers with the corresponding breaks indicated by vertical lines within the text; manuscripts that support the readings in the text are set in superscript at the beginning of the supported passage; small numerals in superscript set after a word refer to the notes in the apparatus criticus at the bottom of the Latin page.

Thus the Satyrica in Latin for section 2 appears as follows:

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.petronius-satyricon.2020