INDEX AND GLOSSARY OF NAMES
Achaea, most of mainland Greece, with capital at Corinth, 6.18; 10.18
Acheron, river of Hades, 11.6
Actaeon, Theban hunter who saw Diana naked and was transformed into a stag and killed by his own hounds; serves as warning to Lucius, Introd. V; 2.4
Actium, port in Epirus, 7.7
Adlington, William, first English translator of Apuleius, Introd. V, IX
Adonis, handsome youth loved by Venus, 8.25
Aegean, sea between Greece and Asia, 10.35
Aegium, town in N. Peloponnese, 1.5
Aemilianus Strabo, ex-consul who proposes statue to Apuleius, Introd. I
Aeschylus, Greek dramatist, Io in, Introd. VII
Aetolia, region in W. Greece, 1.5, 19
Ajax, Greek hero maddened at Troy when worsted by Odysseus in contest for arms of Achilles, 3.18; 10.33
Alcimus, leading bandit, 4.12
Aleman, Spanish writer of picaresque, Introd. IX
allegory, The Golden Ass as, Introd. V
Althea, mother of Meleager, 7.28; see also Meleager
Amor (= Cupid) as demon, Introd. II
Anthia, in Xenophon of Ephesus, Introd. IV
Antipodeans, 1.8
ants aid Psyche, 6.10
Anubis, Egyptian dog-headed deity, 11. 11
Aonian (= Boeotian), 2.26
Aphrodite in Chariton, Introd. IV; in Apollonius Rhodius, Introd. VII
Apollo, oracular god, 4.32; god of music and song, 6.24
Apollonius, physician, 9.2
Apolionius Rhodius evoked, Introd. VII
Apologia, Apuleius' speech of defence
against charge of magic, Introd. I-II;
two senses of curiosity in, Introd. V;
two Venuses in, Introd. VII
Arabian perfumes, 2.9; 11.4
Arcadia, provenance of Mercury in Peloponnese, 6.7
Arctic gryphons as sacral motifs, 11.24
Areopagus, Athenian court of justice, Introd. IV; 10.7
Arete, libidinous wife of Barbarus, 9. 17 ff.
Argives, 6.4
Argus, hundred-eyed agent of Juno, persecutor of Io, 2.23
Arignotus, brother of Diophanes, 2.14
Arion, Lesbian harpist saved from drowning by dolphin, 6.29
Aristides Marcianus, Christian apologist, Introd. VI
Aristomenes, fellow-traveller with Lucius; his story serves as warning; Introd. V; 1.5 ff.; 2.1
Aristotle, zoological studies of, Introd. II
Asclepiades in Florida, Introd. II
Asinius Marcellus, pastophorus of Isis, 11. 27
ass as beast of Typhon, Introd. V
Athens, visited by Apuleius, Introd. I, II, VI; Lucius at, 1.4, 24; also 10.33; 11. 5
Attic law, 10.7
Attis, emasculated Phrygian votary of Cybele, 4.26; 8.25
Augustine of Hippo, reader of The Golden Ass, Introd. I-III, VIII
Augustus, Harbour of, 11.26
Aurora, goddess of dawn, 3.1; 6.1
autobiography in Met., Introd. III
Avernus, Lake, entry to Hades on Bay of Naples, 2.11
Bacchants, frenzied women possessed by Dionysus/ Bacchus, 1.13
Bacchus/ Liber, god of the vintage, 2.11; 6.24
Bactrian camel, 7.14

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