Apuleius' Florida

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Author  Benjamin Todd Lee
Publisher  Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date   March 16, 2005
ISBN  3110177714
Pages  215

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This volume presents the Latin text and fragments of the Florida , an anthology of speeches delivered by Apuleius mostly in Carthage in the 160s AD. Much of the book comprises notes and a commentary on each of the twenty-three fragments. In the commentary Benjamin Todd Lee focuses on the text's use of Greek and Latin literature, its Latin style and its relationship to Greek and Roman philosophy, especially Middle Platonism. The introduction discusses the date, structure and content of the Florida .

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