|Statement||by Margaret Ann Mills.|
|Series||Occasional paper ;, #14, Occasional paper (Asia Society. Afghanistan Council) ;, no. 14.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 91/11297 (G)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||28|
|LC Control Number||88108081|
Buy Cupid and Psyche: An adaptation of the story in `The Golden Ass' of Apuleius By M. G. Balme. Available in used condition with free delivery in the Pages: Cupid and Psyche is a Roman myth written in the 2nd century CE, based on similar, much older folktales from Europe and Asia. The story is part of Africanus' comic novel "The Golden Ass." The tale involves the love relationship between a mortal and a god, and it is a rarity in classical literature, in that it has a happy ending. Aphrodite tells her son Cupid, a young man with golden wings who represents unrestrained passion, to go to Psyche, and make her fall in love with some low, ugly person. Cupid finds the sleeping Psyche and drops bitter water on her to bring her sorrow. The story of Cupid and Psyche comes to us from the ancient Roman novel "Metamorphoses" by Apuleius, which was written in the latter half of the second century CE. The great Greek goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (or Venus in Latin), was born from the foam near the island of Cyprus, for which reason she is referred to as "the Cyprian.".
Cupid, known as Eros in Greek, is often still portrayed as a chubby baby cherub with a fondness for arrows, and Psyche is still predominately unknown outside the psychological community –"psyche" means " soul " in ancient Greek and was subsequently utilized in Author: Riley Winters. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Cupid and Psyche has always been one of my very favorite love stories. This edition is perfect. Small and compact it tells the beautiful story of the love of a mortal and a god. It's precise and eloquently translated and has a gorgeous cover. I actually had to go to the Lourve in Paris to see the statue myself. Absolutely breathtaking!! 5 stars!Reviews: 3. The account of Cupid and Psyche is presented in his novel The Golden Ass (also titled The Metamorphoses, or Metamorphosis) as an "old wive's tale" told by an old woman to comfort a young woman who has been abducted by a band of robbers and is being held for ransome.
Cupid and Psyche by Lucius Apuleius. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in . Start your hour free trial to unlock this Cupid and Psyche study guide. You'll get access to all of the Cupid and Psyche content, as well as access to more t additional guides and. “Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss” is the climax of the story, after which Cupid grants Psyche immortality so they can be wed as equals. Thus Psyche became the goddess of the soul and the wife of Eros or the Roman equivalent Cupid, the God of love. Love and Redemption Some have seen the story of Cupid and Psyche as an allegory of the fall and the subsequent redemption of the human soul. Psyche breaks a promise, looking upon Cupid when he.