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Bagnani Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Petronius Arbiter; Romance literature

The original collection was formed by Professor Gilbert Bagnani and given by him to the library in 1960.

The collection contains most of the significant editions of Petronius' Satyricon published since the fifteenth century. The early editions reflect its complicated textual history as each includes the most recently rediscovered fragments. Secondary material is also included.


300 volumes.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued. A copy of Stephen Gaselee's Bibliography of Petronius is annotated to show the library's holdings.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.