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Golden Ass, The Paperback – Illustrated, 20 August 1998

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  • Publisher : Penguin; 3rd edition (20 August 1998)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0140435905
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0140435900
  • Dimensions : 12.88 x 1.91 x 19.71 cm
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Lucius Apuleius (2nd Century AD) North African fubulist, who Latinized the Greek myths and legends. He travelled widely, visiting Italy, Asia &c and was there initiated into numerous religious mysteries. The knowledge which he thus acquired of the priestly fraternities he drew on for his Golden Ass.

E.J. Kenney is Emeritus Kennedy Professor of Latin in the University of Cambridge. His publications include a critical edition of Ovid's amatory works. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.

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