Ap(p)uleius of Madaura
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b. AD 125 in Madaurus (North Africa);

d. no later than ca. AD 190;

novelst, philosopher and orator; of his Latin and Greek works only those in Latin have been preserved.


The preserved œuvre is heterogenous, and includes: (1) the novel Metamorphoses, (2) rhetorical-biographical works (Apologia; Florida), and (3) philo…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Ap(p)uleius of Madaura”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0028>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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