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The golden ass : being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius

Author: Apuleius.; William Adlington; S Gaselee
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press ; London : Heinemann, 1977.
Series: Loeb classical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "Metamorphoses" ("The Golden Ass") of Apuleius (born c. 125 CE) is a romance combining realism and magic. Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Apuleius.; William Adlington; S Gaselee
ISBN: 0674990498 9780674990494 0434990442 9780434990443
OCLC Number: 4650733
Notes: Latin and English on opposite pages.
With reproduction of the t.p. of 1566 edition.
Spelling and punctuation of the translation are modernized.
Description: xxiv, 607 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Loeb classical library.
Other Titles: Metamorphoses
Responsibility: with an English translation by W. Adlington (1566) ; revised by S. Gaselee ...

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Hanson here provides for the first time a modern, readable and accurate English translation of the "Metamorphoses,"

 
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