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Cupid and Psyche is a story from the Latin novel Metamorphoses, also known as The Golden Ass, written in the 2nd century AD by Apuleius. It concerns the overcoming of obstacles to the love between Psyche ( Greek “Soul” or “Breath of Life”) and Cupid (Latin Cupido, “Desire”) or Amor (“Love”, Greek Eros), and their ultimate union in marriage. Although the only extended narrative from antiquity is that of Apuleius, Eros and Psyche appear in Greek art as early as the 4th century BC. The story’s Neoplatonic elements and allusions to mystery religions accommodate multiple interpretations, and it has been analyzed as an allegory and in light of folktale, Märchen or fairy tale, and myth.

Since the rediscovery of Apuleius’s novel in the Renaissance, the reception of Cupid and Psyche in the classical tradition has been extensive. The story has been retold in poetry, drama, and opera, and depicted widely in painting, sculpture, and even wallpaper.

from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupid_and_Psyche

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  • wormink
    wormink10 months ago

    cool enjoy and create

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  • Berns
    Berns10 months ago

    powerful work

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  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radman10 months ago

    oh my – terrific story & your, well known skills
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  • jammingene
    jammingene10 months ago

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  • Linda Lees
    Linda Lees10 months ago


    4 April 2014

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  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBoo10 months ago

    powerful work

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  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radman10 months ago

  • wicked, thankyou

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  • Heather King
    Heather King5 months ago

    this is EXTRAORDINARY♥♥♥♥♥

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  • CarmenT
    CarmenT2 months ago

    Great …love this series…

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