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The Golden Ass was composed in Latin by Lucius Apuleius around 180 CE. It is the only ancient Latin fable that has survived
After a long period as an ass, a female god helps him return to his human shape and he decides to become a priest to the gods. The original name of the book was The Transformation of Lucius, which the Christian leader Augustine called The Golden Ass. Both names refer to Lucius being transformed into an ass though magic.
The Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which Augustine of Hippo referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only ancient Roman novel in Latin to survive in its entirety. The protagonist of the novel is called Lucius
The Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which Augustine of Hippo referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only ancient Roman novel in Latin to survive in its entirety. The protagonist of the novel is called Lucius. At the end of the novel, he is revealed to be from Madaurus, the hometown of Apuleius himself. The plot revolves around the protagonist's curiosity (curiositas) and insatiable desire to see and practice magic.
Apuleius, Jack Lindsay (Translator, introduction). Claudio Annaratone (translator). 997. Metamorphoses The Golden Ass, Lucius Apuleius The Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only ancient Roman novel in Latin to survive in its entirety.
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The Golden Ass by Apuleius is a unique, entertaining, and thoroughly readable Latin novel - the only work of fiction in Latin to have survived in entirety from antiquity.
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Golden Ass rare book for sale. One of world literature’s true masterpieces, The Golden Ass is a satirical and fantastic moral romance, the adventures of one Lucius, who is transformed into an ass, and under that disguise, has the amplest opportunities of observing, undetected, the preposterous doings of mankind.
Apuleius was a student of Platonist philosophy and Latin prose writer who produced the novel Metamorphoses, more popularly known as The Golden Ass. This work is the only Latin novel to survive in its entirety. Adapted from an earlier Greek story, The Golden Ass tells of the adventures of Lucius, a young man who is obsessed with magic
A frank and vivid modern version of one of the most diverting of all classics. Lindsay’s translation captures the genuine flavor, sharp dialogue, outrageous humor, racy delight and subtle style of Apuleius’ sophisticated masterpiece.