True History and Lucius or the Ass [ILLUSTRATED]

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ContributionsHellmuth Weissenborn (Illustrator), Paul Turner (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10228152M
ISBN 100253201764
ISBN 109780253201768
OCLC/WorldCa1516316

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Lucian. Lucian of Samosata was a Greek rhetorician and satirist who flourished in the second century AD. Among the works attributed to him, the most famous are True History, Lucius, or the Ass.

Translation of Vera historia and Lucius, or, The ass. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 20 cm. Series Title: Midland book, MB Other Titles: Vera historia. True history Lucius or the ass: Responsibility: Lucian ; translated from the Greek by Paul Turner ; illustrated by Hellmuth Weissenborn.

True History and Lucius or the Ass [ILLUSTRATED] by Lucian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About True Story, Lucius, or the Ass True Story, Lucian's best-known and most entertaining work, is a parody of the tall stories of fantastic journeys narrated by famous poets and historians.

With his trademark wit and humour, Lucian informs his readers that he means to tell nothing but lies and impossibilities, and warns them not to believe a. About True History: Lucius or The Ass 'True History', Lucian's best-known and most entertaining work, is a parody of the tall stories of fantastic journeys narrated by famous poets and historians.

With his trademark wit and humour, Lucian informs his readers that he means to tell nothing but lies and impossibilities, and warns them not to.

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Lucius, or the Ass, a satirical novel charting the adventures of a young man who has been transformed into a donkey, is usually attributed to Lucian and is thought to be a source of Apuleius's Golden Ass. Contains an introduction by Paul Turner and illustrations by Hellmuth Weissenborn.

The Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which Augustine of Hippo referred to as The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus), is the only ancient Roman novel in Latin to survive in its entirety. The protagonist of the novel is called Lucius. At the end of the novel, he is revealed to be from Madaurus, the hometown of Apuleius himself.

The plot revolves around the protagonist's curiosity (curiositas) and insatiable. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of True History, and Lucius, or the Ass ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, True History, and Lucius, or the Ass. True History, and Lucius, or the Ass. By Lucian, Paul Turner. Genre/Form: Voyages, Imaginary: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lucian, of Samosata.

True history. London: J. Calder, © (OCoLC) True History, or A True Story, is a parodic adventure novel by Greek writer Lucian of Samosata.

A group of adventurers sail from Greece to the Atlantic Ocean and get shot up to the moon by a giant water spout. When they arrive, they quickly get caught up in the war between the moon and the Sun over the colonization of Venus. Lucian's True History (illustrated) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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True History and Lucius or The Ass Quotes Showing of 1 “I see no reason for resigning my right to that inventive freedom which others enjoy; and, as I have no truth to put on record, having lived a very humdrum life, I fall back on falsehood--but falsehood of a more consistent variety; for I now make the only true statement you are to.

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In the Byzantine world, Lucian was labelled as an Anti-Christ. He was also on the Catholic index of Forbidden Books. True History. True History Lucius or the Ass 作者: Lucian 出版社: Indiana University Press 译者: Paul Turner 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Lucian, born in Syria in the second century C.E., came to Greece at an early age and mastered its language and literature.

He took up law, left it for public speaking, then turned to full-time writing, producing the wide range of subject matter and literary form which is represented in this collection.A master of the vivid scene, Lucian used his pungent style to ridicule the tyrants, prophets.

The fact that his story is not at all original (it's based on an earlier Greek novel, which survives - possibly only in summary form - as Lucius or the Ass, attributed to Lucian of Samosata, a contemporary of Apuleius, itself conjectured to have been based on an earlier version by a certain Lucius of Patrae, its author and protagonist) had new.

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8 - Loeb Classical Library (Hardback) True History: Lucius or the Ass - Calder Collection (Paperback). A True History (known in its original Greek as Alēthē diēgēmata, or in Latin as Vera Historia) is a story written by Lucian of Samosata, an author of Syrian / Assyrian origin who lived during the 2 nd century AD.

Lucian is famous for his satirical works, and ‘A True History’ may be read as a piece of satire. One of world literature’s true masterpieces, The Golden Ass is “a satirical and fantastic moral romance, the adventures of one Lucius, who is transformed into an ass, and under that disguise, has the amplest opportunities of observing, undetected, the preposterous doings of mankind.

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| History. An edition of Vera historia () Lucian's true history by Lucian of Samosata. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read; This edition published in by Privately printed in London. The True History takes us on the kind of journey we associate with Odysseus or Jason and the Argonauts and turns it into the adventures of a Greek Baron Munchausen.

Lucius, or The Ass is a picaresque and sometimes bawdy tale about a young man transformed into a donkey by witchcraft. Paul Turner’s recent translation, True History and Lucius or The Ass (Midland Books, Indiana University Press, ) is lively and attractive but not literal enough for my purposes here, and its format is not congenial to scholarly reference.

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One is entirely dependent on Lucian’s writings for information about his life, but he says little about himself—and not all that he says is to be taken seriously. Moreover, since the chronology of his works is very obscure, the events of. While the Ass marched in front with a strut and a stalk; Yet the people who passed them continued to talk.

Said one to another: “Look there, if you please, How they wear out their shoes, while their Ass takes his ease. Were there ever, d’ye think, three such asses as these?” Said the Miller: “You’re right. I’m an Ass. It is true. True History (Lucian) 2. Lucius, or the Ass (Lucian) 3.

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lucius; or, the ass — Λούκιος ἢ Ὄνος. on funerals (on mourning) — Περὶ Πένθους. a professor of public speaking — Ῥητόρων Διδάσκαλος. alexander the false prophet — Ἀλέξανδρος ἢ Ψευδόμαντις. essays in portraiture — Εἰκόνες. "The Golden Ass" or "The Metamorphoses" is the only Latin novel by Apuleius to survive in its entirety.

Adapted from an earlier Greek story, "The Golden Ass" tells of the adventures of Lucius, a young man who is obsessed with magic. In attempting to perform a spell, Lucius inadvertently transforms himself into an ass.

True History and Lucius or the Ass BY LUCIAN Translated from the Greek by Paul Turner-Illustrated by Hellmuth Weissenborn These delightful new translations of the True History and Lucius or the Ass will bring renewed pleasure to readers of Lucian's amusing parody of.

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THE MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHE; Retold by Walter Pater From "the Golden Ass " of Lucius Apuleius. New York: Heritage Press, Dulac. First thus. Cloth. 64 pages. Illus. full page watercolor illustrations b Edmund Dulac. THE THREE-CORNERED HAT, THE TRUE HISTORY OF AN AFFAIR CURRENT IN CERTAIN TALES AND BALLADS.

Now translated out of the Spanish by Martin Armstrong, with an Introduction by Gerald Brenan, & illustrated by Roger Duvoisin. New York: The Limited Editions Club, small 4to. cloth-backed boards, original orange slipcase. xxii,(2) pages. A True History Lucius or Ass (an epitome of the lost Metamorphoses) II-III Centuries A.D.

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