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Metamorphoses: Asinus Aureus - Madaurensis, Lucius Apuleius
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The Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which St. Augustine referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only ancient novel in Latin to survive in its entirety. The protagonist of the novel is called Lucius. At the end of the novel, he is revealed to be from Madaurus, the hometown of Apuleius himself. The plot revolves around the protagonist's curiosity (curiositas) and insatiable desire to see and practice magic. While trying to perform a spell to transform into a bird, he is accidentally transformed into an ass. This ...

Metamorphoses: Asinus Aureus 2013, Jiahu Books

ISBN-13: 9781909669802


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