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Afterlife of Apuleius

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        StatementUniversity of London
        PublishersUniversity of London
        LC Classifications2020
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        Paginationxvi, 80 p. :
        Number of Pages84
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The narrator insults the unnamed traveler and tells a short story about a sword swallower. Infuriated, he flies to heaven and leaves her banished from her castle. The Greek historian Herodotus talked about the reenactment of the murder of Osiris in his writing in the 5th century B.

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The Golden Ass, the only ancient Roman novel to survive in its entirety, tells of a young man changed into an ass by magic and his bawdy adventures and narrow escapes before the goddess Isis changes him back again. [52] The carved sarcophagus survived the transition to Christianity, and became the first common location for Christian sculpture, in works like the mid 4th-century Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus.

Jupiter Dolichenus from Syria — especially popular with the military. Julia Gaisser follows the fortunes of the Roman sophist Apuleius and his masterpiece, the Golden Ass, in the centuries after the author's death.

The Afterlife of Apuleius

First and foremost, the present volume is a valuable contribution to the study of classical reception, whilst individual essays will surely be useful Afterlife of Apuleius scholars in a great many different disciplines. One day, however, the smith, work finished well ahead of schedule, returns home prematurely—obviously to his wife's great consternation.

The general met his end on the Egyptian shores of Pelusium at the hands of associates of Ptolemy XII; the murder was committed in the pharaoh's effort to ingratiate himself with Julius Caesar, whose heart was the captive of the last of the Egyptian pharaohs, Cleopatra VII.

Each funerary monument had an inscribed base with an epitaph, often in verse that memorialized the dead. She tells the Governor the whole of the connected murders and dies. This book traces the transmission and reception of one of the most influential novels in Western literature.

Choice With a graceful style and an immense knowledge of the vicissitudes of the story, Gaisser traces the manuscripts that carried The Golden Ass through the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance; the editions and translations that followed; and the ways in which readers interpreted, imitated, and adapted it. The volume gathers the proceedings of an international conference held in March 2016 at the Warburg Institute in London, in association with the Institute of Classical Studies.

Once there, the ass is entrusted to a horrid boy who torments him but the boy is later killed by a she-bear.