Apuleius
biographical name Lucius circa A.D. 124-after 170? Roman philosopher & rhetorician

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  • Apuleius — should not be confused with Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, a Roman demagogue or with Pseudo Apuleius, an author. Infobox Writer name = Lucius Apuleius caption = Sketch of Apuleius birthdate = c. 123 birthplace = Madaurus deathdate = c. 180… …   Wikipedia

  • Apuleius — Apuleius,   Appuleius, Lucius, römischer Schriftsteller, * Madaura (Numidien) um 125 n. Chr., ✝ wohl unter Mark Aurel (zwischen 161 und 180); Platoniker, glänzender Rhetor und viel gereister Sophist, der das Punische, Griechische und Lateinische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Apuleius — [ap΄yo͞o lē′əs] Lucius fl. 2d cent. A.D.; Rom. satirist: author of The Golden Ass …   English World dictionary

  • Apuleius — Phantasieporträt des Apuleius auf einem Kontorniaten (Medaillon) des späten 4. Jahrhunderts Apuleius (auch Apuleius von Madauros oder Apuleius von Madaura; * um 123 in Madauros, der heutigen Ortschaft M’Daourouch im Nordosten Algeriens; †… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apuleius — /ap yeuh lee euhs/, n. Lucius, born A.D. 125?, Roman philosopher and satirist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Apuleius — noun An ancient Platonist and a Sophist …   Wiktionary

  • Apuleius — Ap•u•le•ius [[t]ˌæp yəˈli əs[/t]] n. Lucius big born a.d. 125?, Roman philosopher and satirist …   From formal English to slang

  • Apuleius — /æpjəˈliəs/ (say apyuh leeuhs) noun Lucius /ˈlusjəs/ (say loohsyuhs), fl. c. 160, Roman philosopher and satirist, author of The Golden Ass …   Australian English dictionary

  • Apuleius — /ap yeuh lee euhs/, n. Lucius, born A.D. 125?, Roman philosopher and satirist …   Useful english dictionary

  • APULEIUS, LUCIUS° — (second century C.E.), Latin author from N. Africa. Apuleius is best known as the author of the Metamorphoses. In his Apologia (also known as De Magia) he mentions both Moses and Johannes (presumably jannes ; cf. Numenius) among important… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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