Classical reception

Classical reception is the study of how the Classical world, i.e. the world of the Greeks and Romans in particular, have been received since antiquity.

Boccaccio and the Golden Ass

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Boccaccio and the Golden Ass

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Stories from antiquity have inspired later writers for many hundreds of years. For one of the hundred tales in the Decameron, Boccaccio looked to the ancient novelist Apuleius for inspiration.