n Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - "Uncle" Virro and Trebius' offspring : the relevance of Juvenal 5, lines 141-5

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Barr and Jenkyns provide attractive explanations of Virro's seemingly enigmatic behaviour; but I would suggest that the ultimate target of this little cameo is Trebius himself, whose apparent inability to recognize his own degrading subservience and gullibility so distresses Juvenal - a theme which marks the opening of the satire and one which is given vivid expression at the conclusion.


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