Apuleius a Latin sophist by S. J. Harrison

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Apuleius -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Sophists (Greek philosophy),
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-277) and index.

Book details

StatementS. J. Harrison.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6217 .H36 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6895171M
ISBN 100198140533
LC Control Number00694764
OCLC/WorldCa42834331

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Book V The tale of Cupid and Psyche: the palace. Psyche, pleasantly reclining in Apuleius book grassy place on a bed of dew-wet grass, free of her mental perturbation, fell peacefully asleep, and when she was sufficiently refreshed by slumber, rose, feeling calm.

Book II Aunt Byrrhena. As soon as darkness had dispersed and the rising sun brought daylight, I emerged from sleep and bed. Anxious as ever to investigate, with all my excessive eagerness, the rare and marvellous, and knowing that there I was in the heart of Thessaly, the home of those magic arts whose powerful spells are praised throughout the world, and.

Apuleius book I - Aristomenes' tale, Milo's house. Book II - Photis, Thelyphron's tale. Book III - On trial, Lucius transformed!. Book IV - The robbers, the tale of Cupid and Psyche. Book V - The tale of Cupid and Psyche. Book VI - The tale of Cupid and Psyche.

Book VII - Hard times. Book VIII - The tale of Thrasyllus and Charite, the eunuchs. Book IX - The mill, the tale of Arete and. Apuleius opens his novel with a prologue that sounds like it is Apuleius book a Latin comedy, then moves into the first-person narrative that seems to promise fun and frivolity.

Critics have labeled it an “adventure story,” claiming that the last book is nothing special but rather only a “ballast to offset the prevailing levity of the preceding ten books” (Walsh quoting B.E. Perry). Besides structural elements, these books of The Golden Ass are interesting for several other reasons.

One is the crassness and explicitness of the text, which can occasionally shock modern readers. Apuleius has already given the reader sexually explicit scenes (between Lucius and Photis), and here brings in excrement, sodomy, and horrific violence. In regards to the first.

Book The soldier takes Lucius, outfits him in military adornments, and eventually leaves him with a slave so he could report to his superior. Lucius tells of a crime committed at the house of the slave’s master.

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Cupid and Psyche is a story originally from Metamorphoses (also called The Golden Ass), written in the 2nd century AD by Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis (or Platonicus). The tale concerns the overcoming of obstacles to the love between Psyche (/ ˈ s aɪ k iː /, Greek: Ψυχή [pʰsyː.kʰɛ᷄ː], "Soul" or "Breath of Life") and Cupid (Latin Cupido, "Desire") or Amor ("Love", Greek Eros.

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The story of The Golden Ass is that of Lucius Apuleius, a young man of good birth who encountered many strange adventures while disporting himself along the roads to the least of these occurred when Apuleius offended a priestess of the White Goddess, who turned him into an ass.

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The Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass) of Apuleius (born c. CE) is a romance combining realism and magic. Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The bulk of the novel recounts his adventures as an animal, but Lucius also recounts many stories he overhears, including that of Cupid and Psyche.

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It tells the story of the hero Lucius, whose curiosity and fascination for sex and magic results in his transformation into an ass. After suffering a series of trials and humiliations, he is ultimately transformed back into.

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Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The bulk of the novel recounts his adventures as an animal, but Lucius also recounts many stories he overhears, including that of Cupid and Psyche/5.

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Lucius is told the tale of the robbers and Demochares. An old woman tells Lucius the story of Cupid and Psyche (Books IV-VI). Psyche was a woman born of .

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