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The golden ass of Apuleius

by Apuleius

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Published by Imperial Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Edition limited to six hundred and fifty copies no. 148.

Statementnewly translated with introduction and notes by Francis D. Byrne.
ContributionsByrne, Francis D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlix, 588 p.
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17388473M

Golden Ass, The: Apuleius: : Books. Skip to main Try Prime Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & /5(42).   The Golden Ass, the first Latin novel to survive in its entirety, is related to the Second Sophistic, a movement of learned and inventive literature. In a translation that is both the most faithful and the most entertaining to date, Ruden reveals to modern readers the vivid, farcical ingenuity of Apuleius's style.

  Metamorphosis or The Golden Ass (FULL Audio Book) by Lucius Apuleius The Metamorphosis, also known as The Golden Ass, is one of the very few novels of the Ancient World that survived to our days. Bibiliographic reference Apuleius. Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass), Volume I: Books Edited and translated by J. Arthur Hanson. Loeb Classical Library Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,

  Metamorphosis or The Golden Ass by Lucius APULEIUS (c. - ) The Metamorphosis, also known as The Golden Ass, is one of the very few novels of the Ancient World that survived to our days; one. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Apuleius. An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Apuleius: The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura (Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, ), trans. by Harold Edgeworth Butler (Gutenberg text and page images) Apuleius: The Apology (Latin and English, with commentary), trans. by Harold Edgeworth .


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