Golden ass

The Golden Ass

circa 160

Why is it canonical?

Apuleius's Golden Ass, originally called the Metamorphoses, is the the only extant, fully intact Roman novel in existence. Its themes of magic and transformation speak to the spiritual and religious uncertainty of the times.

Creators

Apuleius

Languages

Latin

Images and Videos

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Resources

Full text of Apuleius's Golden Ass in English