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The Golden Ass

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The Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus)] is the only ancient novel in Latin to survive in its entirety.It was published around the second century A.D. The protagonist of the novel is called Lucius. The plot revolves around the protagonist's curiosity (curiositas) and insatiable desire to see and practice magic. While trying to perform a spell to transform into a bird, he is accidentally transformed into an ass. This leads to a long journey, literal and metaphorical, filled with in-set tales. He finally finds salvation through the intervention of the goddess Isis, whose cult he joins.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304849649
Edition
First Edition
Published
January 28, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
316.41 KB
Product ID
21421431

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