If Plato, Plutarch and Apuleius
taught it, so have Petrarch, Angelo and Milton.
The 27 papers consider such topics as Babylonian stories and the ancient novel: Magi and the limits of empire in Iamblichus' Babyloniaka, springs as a civilizing mechanism in Daphnis and Chloe, new evidence for dating the discovery at Tra*of the Petronian Cena Trimalchionis, rethinking landscape in ancient fiction: mountains in Apuleius
and Jerome, and why Habrocomes does not run away from Aegialeus and his mummified wife: horror and the ancient novel.
The Arrangement of the Platonic Corpus in the Newly Published Compendiosa Expositio Attributed to Apuleius
of Madaura, JASON G.
Its author, Apuleius
, was born in Numidia, North Africa, in about 124 CE and studied Greek in Corinth and Athens.
Grant suggested that a passage in Yourcenar's novel on the cult of Antinous showed not only 'fine writing'--due in this case as much to Yourcenar's translator, Grace Frick, as to Yourcenar herself--but also the influence of Apuleius
2) Because George Eliot "read everything, usually in the original language," it is possible that she read Apuleius
in the original Latin (Ermarth 300).
155), Lucius Apuleius
tells us how, as an initiate into the Eleusinian Mysteries, he "set one foot on Proserpine's threshold .
Est-ce que c'est la decadence qui a fait Apuleius
And though the revalorisation of ancient Rome during the Renaissance was always tempered by a wariness of those pagan mores that didn't fit with a Christian worldview, grotesques reminded early modern Europe that Rome was as much represented by the exuberance and eroticism of Apuleius
, Ovid and Catullus as by the worthier tones of Virgil or Statius.
Other sources for the often-enigmatic images are proverbs, classics such as Martial and Apuleius
, Christian stoicism, bestiaries such as Edward Topsell's The Historie of Foure-footed Beastes, and continental emblem books.
METAMORPHOSES WRITTEN BY APULEIUS
IN THE SECOND CENTURY and the source text for C.
Moreover, like Apuleius
, who presents initiation into the mysteries of Isis as a drama culminating in the awareness of the nature of destiny, Kyd parallels initiation into the mysteries to a hermeneutic process of enlightenment concerning the play's political subtext.