Definition of Petronius, Gaius in English:

Petronius, Gaius

proper noun

  • (d. AD 66), Roman writer; known as Petronius Arbiter. Petronius is generally accepted as the author of the Satyricon, a work in prose and verse satirizing the excesses of Roman society.

Pronunciation

Petronius, Gaius

/pɪˈtrəʊnɪəs/