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Apuleius on the God of Socrates

Thomas Taylor

Apuleius on the God of Socrates

by Thomas Taylor

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Published by Holmes Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mind, Body, Spirit,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Philosophy,
  • New Age,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11434744M
    ISBN 100916411257
    ISBN 109780916411251

    Dörrie, et al. –, in the authors’ monumental project that traces the development of Greek and Roman Platonism in its entirety and from its beginnings, discusses individual aspects of Apuleius’s metaphysics and psychology with reference to his On Plato and His Doctrine, the On the God of Socrates, the On the Cosmos, and the.   In the Metamorphoses, the narrator's effusive praise for the asceticism of Socrates the philosopher, even likening him to a god whom men worship, has a second reason for an ironic edge. in the novel, Socrates has already been somewhat compromised by the satiric portrayal of his namesake in the 'Tale of Aristomenes' in Book 1, the man whose.

    Apuleius himself was once accused of sorcery by his avaricious in-laws, though he was able to rebuff the charges. Wife: Aemilia Pudentilla Witchcraft (aquitted) Author of books: Asinus Aureus (novel, trans. The Golden Ass) Apologia (oratory) Florida (oratory) The God of Socrates Plato and his Creed On Dialectic Do you know something we don't?Author. Internet Archive BookReader The works of Apuleius, comprising the Metamorphoses, or Golden ass, the God of Socrates, the Florida, and his Defence, or A Discourse on magic.

    The Metamorphosis, or Golden Ass of Apuleius; On The God of Socrates; and, On the Philosophy of Plato. This last consists of three books, on Cosmology, Ethics, and Logic (the 'Peri Hermenaius'). Also included is Taylor's poetical paraphrase of the speech of Diotima in Plato' Banquet. Aristomenes tells Lucius of his tale with Socrates, Meroe & Panthia. Lucius goes to stay with Milo BOOK 2 Lucius meets up with Byrrhena (his aunt) & is warned about Pamphile (Milo's Wife) shags Photis, the maid, Milo's tale and Thelyphron's tale BOOK 3 Lucius is set up in a mock-trial for the God of Laughter. Photis confesses. Lucius turns into.


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The God of Socrates Hardcover – January 1, by Apuleius (Author) › Visit Amazon's Apuleius Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Apuleius (Author), Daniel Driscoll (Foreword) /5(2).

Taylor's translation of Apuleius' "On the God of Socrates" is a beautiful translation, but his prose is slightly dated. It seems most apt for an academic setting, and I recommend it to classicists or those with a knowledge of the classical world.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(2). The God of Socrates book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the p /5. As the daemon of Socrates, therefore, was doubtless one of the highest order, as may be inferred from the intellectual superiority of Socrates to most other men, Apuleius is justified in calling this daemon a God.

And that the daemon of Socrates indeed was divine, is evident from the testimony of Socrates himself in the First Alcibiades: for in. The Works of Apuleius: Comprising the Metamorphoses, Or Golden Ass, the God of Socrates, the Florida, and His Defence, Or A Discourse on Magic Bohn's classical library: Author: Apuleius: Publisher: G.

Bell and Daldy, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1). The Golden Ass (Metamorphosis), The God of Socrates, Apologia, Cupid & Phyche | Apuleius | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. About The Golden Ass The Golden Ass Summary Character List Glossary Themes Quotes and Analysis Books Books Books Books Books Symbols, Allegory and Motifs Metaphors and Similes Irony Imagery Isis Literary Elements Related Links Essay Questions Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4 Citations.

Buy Study Guide. Lucius Apuleius, (born c. ce, Madauros, Numidia [near modern M’Daourouch, Algeria]—died probably after ce), Platonic philosopher, rhetorician, and author remembered for The Golden Ass, a prose narrative that proved influential long after his death.

The work, called Metamorphoses by its author, narrates the adventures of a young man changed by magic into an ass. The Works of Apuleius, Comprising the Metamorphoses, or Golden Ass, the God of Socrates, the Florida, and His Defence, or a Discourse on Magic.

book. Rea /5. Book I:1 Apuleius’ address to the reader. Now. I’d like to string together various tales in the Milesian style, and charm your kindly ear with seductive murmurs, so long as you’re ready to be amazed at human forms and fortunes changed radically and then restored in turn in mutual exchange, and don’t object to reading Egyptian papyri, inscribed by a sly reed from the Nile.

On the God of Socrates by Apuleius Read by Dan Attrell Plato has made a triple division of all nature, and especially of that part of it which comprises animated beings; and he is of opinion, that there are Gods of the highest, the middle, and the lowest station.

Understand, however, that this division is [ ]. Click to read more about The god of Socrates by Apuleius. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about The god of Socrates by Apuleius. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book/5(1).

Apuleius: The works of Apuleius: comprising The metamorphoses, or Golden ass, The God of Socrates, The florida, and his Defence, or A discourse on magic: a new translation, to which are added a metrical vesion of Cupid and Psyche, and Mrs. Tigh's Psyche, a poem in six cantos.

Apuleius AD Concerning the God of Socrates On the Demon of Socrates demons as messengers ether is suspended far away from the. On the God of Socrates (De Deo Socratis) by Apuleius (c. AD). De Deo Socratis (On the God of Socrates) is an ancient Latin work on the existence and nature of “daimons” (neutral spirits) which were thought to be the intermediaries between gods and humans.

Lucius, the narrator, is journeying to Thessaly. On his way he meets a man named Aristomenes, who tells him a story of Socrates, a friend of his whom he encountered along the road.

Socrates had fallen in with a witch, who later killed him and frightened Aristomenes. Lucius believes the man’s story and is intrigued. Full text of "Apuleius The Golden Ass - Penguin Classics" See other formats.

Book I:1 Apuleius’ address to the reader. Book I Aristomenes begins his tale. Book I Socrates’ misfortune. Book I Aristomenes’ Nightmare. Book I Socrates’ death.

Book I Milo’s House. Book II Aunt Byrrhena. Book II At Byrrhena’s House. Book II The charms of Photis. Book II Diophanes the. Keulen, W. () ‘ Comic invention and superstitious frenzy in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: the figure of Socrates as an icon of satirical self- exposure ’, AJPh – Keulen, W.

() ‘Gellius, Apuleius, and satire on the intellectual’, in Holford- Strevens and Vardi (eds.), –Cited by: 4. The works of Apuleius which have escaped the ravages of time are, his Metamorphos, or, as it is generally called, the Golden Ass, in eleven books; his treatises of Natural and Moral Philosophy; of the Categoric Syllogism; and of the God of Socrates, a translation of all which is now presented to the besides this there are extant, his Apology, his Florida, and his treatise De Mundo.

The Works of Apuleius: Comprising the Metamorphoses, or Golden Ass, the God of Socrates, the Florida, and His Defence, or a Discourse on Magi by Apuleius and Hudson Gurney and Mary Tighe Overview - This is a reproduction of a book published before Moreover, Apuleius usually refers to Socrates’ guiding spirit as his daemon, though also calling it Socrates’ “own” god (deus suus,cf.

). A more accurate title, whether or not Apuleius would have chosen it, might have been De daemone Platonis.The Trial and Death of Socrates Third Edition Book Summary: This third edition of 'The Trial and Death of Socrates' presents G.

M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for 'Plato, Complete Works'. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with a .