What are the virtues and values in this Rome of The Satyricon?
Virtues and values in the Rome of The Satyricon are notable by their absence. This is a society in which the headlong pursuit of pleasure is the governing principle. The upper classes of Rome depicted in the story lead lives of hedonistic excess, openly displaying contempt for the very idea of virtue. In such a society there are no values to speak of. Instead, rampant selfishness and immorality are very much the order of the day.
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