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[ap-yuh-lee-uh s]
  1. Lucius,a.d. 125?–180, Roman philosopher and satirist.
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Examples from the Web for apuleius

Historical Examples of apuleius

  • Apuleius had been changed, not into a nightingale, but into an ass!

    The Red Romance Book


  • At this sight hope was born afresh in the heart of Apuleius.

  • At this point, in the very9 nick of time, Apuleius was detained at Oea.

  • Lucian and Apuleius speak of him as if his name were familiar to them.

  • I have been writing a ballad on the death of Philemon, as told by Suidas and Apuleius.'

    Gryll Grange

    Thomas Love Peacock

British Dictionary definitions for apuleius


  1. Lucius (ˈluːsɪəs). 2nd century ad, Roman writer, noted for his romance The Golden Ass
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