Apuleius

Author: Apuleius
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198152927
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The Apologia, Apuleius' self-defence against a charge of magic delivered in North Africa in A.D. 158-9, has been well described as 'a masterpiece of the Second Sophistic'. It is a brilliant, lively, and colourful piece and is the only Latin forensic oration preserved from the second century A.D., providing important evidence for contemporary North African life.
Apuleius
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Apuleius
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

The Apologia, Apuleius' self-defence against a charge of magic delivered in North Africa in A.D. 158-9, has been well described as 'a masterpiece of the Second Sophistic'. It is a brilliant, lively, and colourful piece and is the only Latin forensic oration preserved from the second century A.D., providing important
Faulkner’s Reception of Apuleius’ The Golden Ass in The Reivers
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Vernon L. Provencal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Faulkner's final novel, The Reivers, has been gently dismissed by scholars and critics as no more than its subtitle claims, A Reminiscence. Although the new millennium has seen a new appreciation for Faulkner's later novels, The Reivers is still perceived as a slightly fictionalized comic memoir romanticizing the early life
Apuleius' Platonism
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard Fletcher
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-17 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Apuleius of Madauros, writing in the latter half of the second century CE in Roman North Africa, is best known to us today for his Latin fiction, the Metamorphoses aka The Golden Ass, about a man who turned into a donkey and back again. However, he was also a Platonic
Paideia at Play
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Werner Riess
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Barkhuis

Paidea, the yearning for, and display of knowledge, reached its height as a cultural concept in the works of the Second Sophistic, an elite literary and philosophical movement seeking to ape the style and achievements of the 5th and 4th centuries BC. A crucial element in the display of paidea
Aspects of Apuleius' Golden Ass
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: W.H. Keulen, Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-23 - Publisher: BRILL

The contributions to this volume on the Isis Book reassess current interpretations, highlight aspects of text, language, and style, and develop new lines of approach regarding the interpretation of this fascinating many-layered text, the last book of Apuleius’ famous novel.