The golden ass
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The golden ass
By Apuleius
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This is an OCR edition with typos.Excerpt from book: INDEX Achaea, province of, 505 Acheron, 551 Act aeon, 55 Actinm, 309 Adlington, life, viii; English style, viii, ix, xviii; marginal notes, examples of, 412, 444, 492, 511, 51! Adonis, 89, 887 Aedile (clerk of the market), office of, 42 Aegean Sea, 537 Aegina, birthplace of Aristomenes the commercial traveller, 9 Aesculapius, god of medicine, attri- butes, 9 Aetolia, 9; Aristomenes goes to live there, 35 Ajax, madness of, 127; judged in- ferior to Ulysses, 535 Alcimus, one of the leaders of the robbers: how he met his end, 161 !'/. Althea, mother of Meleager, 84i Ambrosia, 282 Antipodes, inhabitants of, 17 Ants, help Psyche to perform her seemingly impossible task of sifting the various kinds of grain, 268; instruments of tor- ture and death, 381 Anubis, the dog-headed god, 557 Apollo, 541; a Greek deity of Ionia, 193; oracle at Miletus, 193, 225; delivers his oracnlar reply in Latin, 195; sings at wedding of Cupid and Psyche, 485 Apollonins, a physician, 403 Apuleius, life, v seq,, xx teq., xxiii; philosophical and reli- gious opinions, vi; works, vi, xx; Latin style, viii, xv Arabian nard, 63; perfumes, 545 Arcadia, birth-place of Mercury, 259; kingdom of Phlnens, 499 Areopagus, 485 Arete, wife of Barbaras, beloved by Philesitherus, 426 Argos, worship orf Juno at, 255 Argus, 85 Aria, 546 Arignotus, brother of the sooth- sayer Dlophanes, 71 Arion, rescued from drowning by a dolphin, 293 Aristides, writer of Milesian Tales, vii Aristomenes, a commercial travel- ler, his story, 9 seq,, 49 Asitiius Marcellus, a priest in the College of the Pastophori, 689 Ass, Lucius transformed in...

Table of Contents
  • THE GOLDEN ASSE
  • Translated by William Adlington
    • First published 1566 This version as reprinted from the edition of 1639. The original spelling, capitalisation and punctuation have been retained.
  • Dedication
  • The Life of Lucius Apuleius Briefly Described
  • The Preface of the Author To His Sonne, Faustinus
    • And unto the Readers of this Book
  • THE FIRST BOOKE
  • THE FIRST CHAPTER
  • THE SECOND CHAPTER
  • THE THIRD CHAPTER
  • THE FOURTH CHAPTER
  • THE FIFTH CHAPTER
  • THE SIXTH CHAPTER
  • THE SEVENTH CHAPTER
  • THE SECOND BOOKE
  • THE EIGHTH CHAPTER
  • THE NINTH CHAPTER
  • THE TENTH CHAPTER
  • THE ELEVENTH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRD BOOKE
  • THE TWELFTH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE FOURTEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE FIFTEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE SIXTEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE SEVENTEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE FOURTH BOOKE
  • THE EIGHTEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE NINETEENTH CHAPTER
  • THE TWENTIETH CHAPTER
  • THE TWENTY-FIRST CHAPTER
  • THE MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHES
  • THE TWENTY-SECOND CHAPTER
  • THE SIXTH BOOKE
  • THE TWENTY-THIRD CHAPTER
  • THE SEVENTH BOOKE
  • THE TWENTY-FOURTH CHAPTER
  • THE TWENTY-FIFTH CHAPTER
  • THE TWENTY-SIXTH CHAPTER
    • How all the Theeves were brought asleepe by their new companion.
  • THE TWENTY-SEVENTH CHAPTER
  • THE TWENTY-EIGHTH CHAPTER
  • THE TWENTY-NINTH CHAPTER
    • How Apuleius was accused of Lechery by the boy.
  • THE THIRTIETH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-FIRST CHAPTER
  • THE EIGHTH BOOKE
  • THE THIRTY-SECOND CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-THIRD CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-FOURTH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-FIFTH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-SIXTH CHAPTER
  • THE NINTH BOOKE
  • THE THIRTY-SEVENTH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-EIGHTH CHAPTER
  • THE THIRTY-NINTH CHAPTER
  • THE FORTIETH CHAPTER
  • THE FORTY-FIRST CHAPTER
  • THE FORTY-SECOND CHAPTER
  • THE FORTY-THIRD CHAPTER
  • THE TENTH BOOKE
  • THE FORTY-FOURTH CHAPTER
  • THE FORTY-FIFTH CHAPTER
  • THE FORTY-SIXTH CHAPTER
  • THE ELEVENTH BOOKE
  • THE FORTY-SEVENTH CHAPTER
  • THE FORTY-EIGHTH CHAPTER
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