�5Q�(k ��P���(�Й Description Cupid and Psyche is a story from the Latin novel Metamorphoses, also known as The Golden Ass, written in the 2nd century AD by Apuleius. '&Ff�8ФAD�g���@� ��� The tale of Cupid and Psyche (or "Eros and Psyche") is placed at the midpoint of Apuleius's novel, and occupies about a fifth of its total length. FELLOWOPTRINITYCOLLEGE,DUBLIN LONDON: GEORGEBELL&SONS: 1910 h�bbd```b``�"g�H�� ��X$,��^f���`}0� "9?���@$3�4�`RLN������A$W���������y����@$C(Hd�;��"�H��`3 ��? endstream endobj startxref At that moment Psyche was asleep in her chamber; but he touched her heart with his golden arrow of love, and she opened her eyes so suddenly that he started (forgetting that he was invisible), and wounded himself with his own shaft. Cupid made ready his weapons, and flew down to earth invisibly. �0�A�s�,ǂ �*�K"8(:����5�r("�F�Q l�Z���DQ�F7�#8Q In 158AD he was accused of using magic to gain the attention and fortune of the rich widow he married. %%EOF He studied Platonist philosophy in Athens and rhetoric in Rome, travelling extensively in Asia Minor and Egypt before settling in Alexandria. (PDF) Apuleius, The Story of Cupid and Psyche: an intermediate Latin reader with running commentary and glossaries | Stephen Nimis, Karen Krumpak, and Evan Hayes - Academia.edu The aim of this book is to make the story of “Cupid and Psyche” from Apu-leius’ The Golden Ass accessible to intermediate students of Ancient Latin. The novel itself is a first-person narrative by the protagonist Lucius. 908 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<5B9EABC2AD3C8E4F957CB8A2E635B0E4>]/Index[875 60]/Info 874 0 R/Length 145/Prev 1515915/Root 876 0 R/Size 935/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream Cupid prepared to obey the commands of his mother. {��� � 3R.] %PDF-1.5 %���� TheStoryofCupidandPsyche asrelatedbyApuleius EDITED,WITHINTRODUCTIONANDNOTES,BY LOUISC.PURSER,Litt.d. 0 The story's general allegorical theme recalls the fundamental ethical distinction between carnal-mindedness and spiritual-mindedness in the New Testament (e.g., Romans 8:6–7). 934 0 obj <>stream h�b```���B ce`a�x��000ä8�@2N��6̿���=c��x � ������9�l�� R��3���D���̢��XLW0\o�a�fX>�w �f�.����01XF���a�^'�z�S~��V�f+cD���9fy�X2ݰ'Y�;�L�gV~-�lV����:�� �����sq���,���_$��������~��)_�Z��n!+�2NM�?+�P�TƩ��Ο�b�@�I�WK��b�WY����e4WK�ϲ��B��J���p�4�h�� �������X+D�g%�A.N�8MH�h/� 9���-|�L������Yd��:h�ſf��;�����Z�����.q2��Ex��i�B@�� ��� n r%@b �0b�ʂT3p�EQ�Ȉ�& 6�DX��,��0B��8����e`�r;�ր���1@Z���*�A�������1�џ��Q����yL�L�L9L7�l���t�q���d�ʭ�����S�ŀ�| wR�p�A�g-��cv ����̈ub�9�4��g�8� �� . Th e Cupid and Psyche story is by far the longest of these embedded tales. 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." It concerns the overcoming of obstacles to the love between Psyche (Soul or Breath of Life) and Cupid (Desire), and their ultimate union in a sacred marriage. h��X�n�8�>6(���l�i��I�M� �����[�&�3�Ţ-ۉ��])ΐ� �t�J��a�w�q"-d�0)!��9 �"R As a story of love between a soul and a divine being, Cupid and Psyche has elements incommon with the Song of Songs. Its narrator is a drunken old hag who is the servant of a band of robbers; she tells the story to a young captive girl in or- der to soothe her anxieties. Cupid and Psyche Apuleius was born in Madaurus (now M’Daourouch) in Algeria in c.125AD. There are two fountains in Venus's garden, one of sweet waters, the other of bitter. Cupid filled two amber vases, one from each fountain, and suspending them from the top of his quiver, hastened to the chamber of Psyche, whom he found asleep. endstream endobj 876 0 obj <>/Metadata 132 0 R/Outlines 221 0 R/PageLayout/OneColumn/Pages 864 0 R/StructTreeRoot 268 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 877 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/Pattern<>/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Type/Page>> endobj 878 0 obj <>stream Transformed into a donkey by magic gone wrong, Lucius undergoes various trials and adventures, and finally regains human form by eating roses sacred to Isis.Psyche's story has some … ����&βd5|�z�n'^'cb��YކU�W}��{�;����ӏ��Y �$[='Ѡ���yݽ.���K�e��Y�b�n��۝�C�׫q�J�Oz�d����Yt�Gu���$}�dD[]$�b� ]N�5���b�u:�����^B�}=z�e. 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. Free Download (below donate buttons) 875 0 obj <> endobj