Who's Who of Ancient Egypt - Egyptian people, queens and family: Apuleius


Ptolemaic Dynasty

Apuleius was a novelist who describes, in his story The Golden Ass, how his hero, Lucius, was redeemed through the initiation into the mysteries of Isis. This is an example of Egyptian religion making an impact on Greek society. These cults of Egyptian gods gained widespread interest outside of Egypt.

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Last Updated: June 19th, 2011

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