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The golden ass; being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius,

Author: Apuleius.; William Adlington; S Gaselee
Publisher: London, W. Heinemann; New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1919.
Series: Loeb classical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Vertalingen (vorm)
Romans (teksten)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Apuleius.; William Adlington; S Gaselee
ISBN: 0434990442 9780434990443 0674990498 9780674990494
OCLC Number: 685513
Notes: "First printed, 1915; reprinted 1919."
Latin and English on opposite pages.
With reproduction of the t.p. of 1566 edition: The .XI. Bookes of the Golden Asse, conteininge the Metamorphosie of Lucius Apuleius ... Translated out of Latine into Englishe by VVilliam Adlington. Imprinted at London in Fleetstreate, at the signe of the Oliphante, by Henry VVykes. Anno 1566.
Spelling and punctuation of the translation are modernized.
Description: 3 pages 3/4., v-xxiv, 607, [1] pages frontispiece 17 cm.
Series Title: Loeb classical library.
Other Titles: Metamorphoses.
Responsibility: with an English translation by W. Adlington (1566) rev. 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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