Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 06 December 2007

568 Pages


ISBN: 9780199217861

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

The Protean Ass

The Metamorphoses of Apuleius from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Robert H. F. Carver

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • A superbly detailed account of the reception of a classical text, combining diachronic and synchronic perspectives
  • Guides readers through Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, tracking the reception of Apuleius in North Africa, Italy, France, Germany, and England
  • Extensive quotation (with English translation) from a vast array of primary sources

Also of Interest