Definition of Appuleius, Apuleius
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Appulēius, Appulēiī
(Āpulēius, Āpulēiī)
Appuleius, Apuleius
noun (m., 2nd -IUS declension)
  1. the name of several Romans
  2. a turbulent tribune of the people
  3. A native of Madaura, in Africa
Abbreviations
Appulēius (also, Āpul-), i, m., the name of several Romans, among whom the most distinguished were, L. Appuleius Saturninus, a turbulent tribune of the people (about A.U.C. 653): post Gracchos eloquentissimus, Cic. Brut. 62, 224.

— A native of Madaura, in Africa, who was a spirited and flowery, but sometimes bombastic writer of the second century. His principal work yet extant is called Metamorphoseon sive de Asino Aureo libri XI.; cf. Bahr, Lit. Gesch. p. 422 sq.; Teuffel, Rom. Lit. ยง 362.

—Hence, Appulēius, a, um, adj., of Appuleius: lex, proposed by the tribune Appuleius, Cic. Balb. 21; id: Leg. 2, 6; Flor. 3, 16.
 
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