Cupid and Psyche: An Adaptation from 'The Golden Ass' of Apuleius

Cupid and Psyche: An Adaptation from 'The Golden Ass' of Apuleius

Paperback Language: English / Latin

By (author) Apuleius, By (author) J.H.W. Morwood, By (author) M. G. Balme

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Language: English / Latin
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 216mm x 5mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 9 September 1976
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199120471
  • ISBN 13: 9780199120475
  • Illustrations note: numerous halftones
  • Sales rank: 241,584

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An adaptation of the story in The Golden Ass of Apuleius by M.G. Balme and J.H.W. Morwood.

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"Very useful and engaging as an introduction to Latin literature."--E.M. Bradley, Dartmouth College"Perfect for grammatical review...Extremely attractive presentation."--Jackson Bryce, Carleton College"[My students] are excited about using Cupid and Psyche as a supplementary reader next semester."--Deborah MacInnes, Duke University"An excellent introduction to 'real' Latin; it maintains interest while providing solid and reliable grammatical and syntactical information."--Allan Kershaw, Pennsylvania State University

Table of contents

List of illustrations ; Introduction ; 1. Venus is angry ; 2. Psyche's Funeral Marriage ; 3. Psyche's Paradise ; 4. Psych gets her way ; 5. The sisters vent their spleen ; 6. The sisters prepare for battle ; 7. Psyche panics ; 8. Murder miscarries ; 9. Exeunt the sisters; re-enter Venus ; 10. Venus takes revenge ; 11. Psyche's ordeals ; 12. Happy ever after ; Practise sentences and exercises in translation ; Vocabulary