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Description: Apuleius's Golden Ass is a unique, entertaining, and thoroughly readable Latin novel--the only work of fiction in Latin to have survived from antiquity. It tells the story of the hero Lucius, whose curiosity and fascination for sex and magic results in his transformation into an ass. Aftersuffering a series of trials and humiliations, he is ultimately returned to human shape by the kindness of the goddess Isis. Simultaneously a blend of romantic adventure, fable, and religious testament, The Golden Ass is one of the truly seminal works of European literature, of intrinsic interest asa novel in its own right, and one of the earliest examples of the picaresque. This new translation is at once faithful to the meaning of the Latin, while reproducing all the exuberance of the original.
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Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 1/22/1962
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.85" long x 0.75" tall
|Journey to Hypata: the Exemplar of Socrates|
|Further Warnings at Byrrhena's: The, Exemplar of Thelyphron|
|the Festival of Laughter: Lucius Becomes an Ass|
|at the Bandits' Hideout. Cupid and Psyche (i)|
|Cupid and Psyche (continued)|
|Cupid and Psyche (continued): the Frustrated Escape|
|Charite (and Lucius) Rescued: Further Ordeals of Lucius|
|Charite's Revenge and Death: Lucius with the Catamite Priests|
|with the Priests, the Baker, the Market-Gardener: Four Tales of Cuckolding|
|Tales of Wicked Women: Pleasant Life with the Cooks Leads to Public Humiliation|
|Salvation, and Conversion to Isis|
|Index and Glossary of Names|