Meaning of APULEIUS, LUCIUS in English

born с AD 124, Madauros, Numidia

died after 170?

Roman Platonic philosopher, rhetorician, and author.

His The Golden Ass , a prose narrative of the ribald adventures of a young man who is changed into an ass, was long influential. This novel, considered a revelation of ancient manners, is valuable for its description of the ancient religious mysteries. Apuleius's philosophical treatises include three books on Plato , two of which survive.

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