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035 # # $z 5880
041 0 # $a eng $h lat $h gre
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100 0 # $a Apuleius
240 1 1 $a [Metamorphoses. $l English.]
245 0 4 $a The Fable Of Cupid And Psyche, Translated from the Latin of Apuleius: To Which Are Added, A Poetical Paraphrase On The Speech Of Diotima, In The Banquet Of Plato; Four Hymns, &c. &c. With An Introduction, In Which The Meaning Of The Fable Is Unfolded. - [Epigraph from Synesius] -
260 # # $a London: $b Printed For The Author, And sold by Leigh and Sotheby, York Street, Covent Garden. - $c 1795.
300 # # $a [6], xvii, [1], 152 p.; $c 208 mm. (Octavo.)
505 0 # $a [Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - Introduction - Errata - [Text] - [Divisional t.p., 'A Poetical Parphrase On The Speech Of Diotima, In Ther Banquet Of Plato.'] - [Text] - [Divisional t.p., 'Hymns, &c. &c.'] - [Text] - Appendix.
508 # # $a The author of the translation is not named on the title page; but the work is dedicated by Thomas Taylor to the President, Council, and Members of the Royal Academy - as a translation and explanation of the fable 'which has been a favorite subject of the most eminent artists, ancient and modern'.
510 4 # $a ESTC $c T125321
510 3 # $a Works and studies of Taylor were included in Thomas Taylor the Platonist: selected writings, ed. K. Raine and G.M. Harper (1969).
510 3 # $a On treatments of the Cupid and Psyche myth see, P.J. Accardo, The metamorphosis of Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche, Beauty and the Beast, King Cong (2002).
510 3 # $a S. Cavicchioli, The tale of Cupid and Psyche: an illustrated history (2002).
510 3 # $a M. Acocella, L'asino d'oro nel Rinascimento: dai volgarizzamenti alle raffigurazioni pittoriche (2001).
510 3 # $a C.C. Schlam, Cupid and Psyche: Apuleius and the monuments (1976).
520 2 # $a Thomas Taylor's studies and translations of the Neoplatonists and of Plato were familiar to Coleridge, Blake and Flaxman. In 1812 his portrait by Thomas Lawrence was exhibited at the Royal Academy.
533 # # $n An electronic reproduction was published in 2003 (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale). Microfilm versions were published in 1986 (Woodbridge CT: Research Publications) and 1983 (Woodbridge CT: Research Publications).
561 # # $a The half-title is inscribed in ink, 'From the Author'. Probably presented in the year of publication, and certainly by 1802.
563 # # $a 19th-century green cloth; spine lettered 'Cupid & Psyche - Taylor' and 'R.A.'
600 0 4 $a Psyche (Greek deity)
600 0 4 $a Eros (Greek deity)
600 0 4 $a Cupid (Roman deity)
600 0 4 $a Apuleius $t Metamorphoses
600 1 4 $a Plato $t Symposium
653 # # $a Cupid and Psyche (Tale) - Mythology, Greek
655 # 0 $a Translations from Latin - Translations from Greek - Translations into English - English poetry - Great Britain - 18th century
700 1 # $a Plato $t Symposium
700 1 # $a Taylor, Thomas $e translator $e publisher $e previous owner $e donor
710 2 # $a Royal Academy of Arts (London) $e dedicatee
710 2 # $a Leigh and Sotheby (London) $e bookseller