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Title: La love story di Sat. 127.9
Subtitle: Encolpio, Scipione dimidiatus, e la continentia
Author(s): CROTTO, Alberto
Volume: 79 Issue: 4 Date: 2020
In Sat. 127.9 Petronius uses all the means to parody the famous Homeric ἱερὸς γάμος. A possible reference to a historical episode, as narrated by Livius (XXVI, 50), and the pornographic côté, both unexplored so far, sheds a new light on the impotence of Encolpius.