This project was created by Brad Mandeville, MC'98, as an assignment for CLAS240 Ancient Societies: The City, which he took under Prof. Tom Sienkewicz at Monmouth College during the fall semester of 1997. Brad acknowledges his debts to the Roman satirist Juvenal. If you have any questions about this material, please contact Tom Sienkewicz at

The Wonderful Town of Naper-Thrill:

A Satire on Naperville, Illinois

Based on Juvenal's Satire on Ancient Rome

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