❴Download❵ ✤ Cupid and Psyche Author Apuleius – Bluevapours.co.uk The story of Cupid and Psyche is part of The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses, a Latin novel by Apuleius second century AD It is both a charming fairytale and an allegory of the search of the Soul for happ The story of Cupid and Psyche is part of The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses, a Latin novel by Apuleius second century AD It is both a charming fairytale and an allegory of the search of the Soul for happiness and fulfillment This edition, the first with a full commentary in English to appear for eighty years, comprises a Latin text with facing translation, making the edition accessible to students of comparative literature An introduction and a commentary provide help with interpretation and up to date guidance to scholarship in the field.
Apuleius Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis Africanus Berber Afulay, c c CE was a Latin language prose writerHe was a Numidian Berber and lived under the Roman Empire He was from Madaurus now M Daourouch, Algeria He studied Platonist philosophy in Athens travelled to Italy, Asia Minor and Egypt and was an initiate in several cults or mysteries The most famous incident in his life was when he was accused of using magic to gain the attentions and fortune of a wealthy widow He declaimed and then distributed a witty tour de force in his own defense before the proconsul and a court of magistrates convened in Sabratha, near ancient Tripoli, Libya Wikipedia.
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- 15 May 2017 Apuleius