Cupid and Psyche: An adaptation of the story in `The Golden Ass of Apuleius by M. G. Balme

Cupid and Psyche: An adaptation of the story in `The Golden Ass of Apuleius

byM. G. Balme, J. H. W. Morwood

Paperback | February 1, 1991

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Maurice Balme is retired from the Harrow School. James Morwood, formerly Head of Classics at Harrow School in England, is now a Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.

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Maurice Balme is retired from the Harrow School. James Morwood, formerly Head of Classics at Harrow School in England, is now a Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.
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Title:Cupid and Psyche: An adaptation of the story in `The Golden Ass of ApuleiusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.78 × 6.54 × 0.2 inPublished:February 1, 1991Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

List of illustrationsIntroduction1. Venus is angry2. Psyche's Funeral Marriage3. Psyche's Paradise4. Psych gets her way5. The sisters vent their spleen6. The sisters prepare for battle7. Psyche panics8. Murder miscarries9. Exeunt the sisters; re-enter Venus10. Venus takes revenge11. Psyche's ordeals12. Happy ever afterPractise sentences and exercises in translationVocabulary

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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