Psyche (mythology)
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 (/ˈsaɪkiː/, Greek: Ψυχή, "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.

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Psyche (mythology) - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Psyche (pronounce: SY-kee) is a mortal woman in Greek mythology. She was the wife of Eros and the mother of Hedone. She is always pictured with butterfly ...
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PSYCHE: the Goddess of Beauty from Greek…
Your guide to PSYCHE: The stunningly good-looking wife of Eros... Discover Greek Mythology: the Classical Gods of Ancient Greece with unique articles, pictures, facts ...
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Psyche and Eros - Ship
The so-called psyche or butterfly is generated from caterpillars which grow on green leaves, chiefly .... (From Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable, chapter XI) ...
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Cupid and Psyche - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In writing about the Portland Vase, which was obtained by the British Museum around 1810, Erasmus Darwin speculated that the myth of Cupid and Psyche was ...
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PSYCHE : Greek Goddess of the Soul | Mythology, Psykhe, w/ pictures
PSYKHE (or Psyche) was the goddess of the soul, wife of Eros god of love. She was once a mortal princess whose astounding beauty earned the ire of ...
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Psyche (classical mythology) -- Encyclopedia Britannica
Greek “Soul” in classical mythology, princess of outstanding beauty who aroused Venus' jealousy and Cupid's love. The fullest version of the tale is that told by ...
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Myths and Legends - The Tale of Cupid and Psyche
Myths and Legends the story of Cupid and Psyche. Page 4.
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Myth of Cupid and Psyche - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
Information on Cupid, particularly as in the myth of Cupid and Psyche.
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Psyche - Encyclopedia of Myths
In Greek and Roman mythology, Psyche was a princess of such stunning beauty that people came from near and far to admire her. In turning their adoration ...
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PSYCHE, Greek Mythology Index
That is, "breath" or "the soul," occurs in the later times of antiquity, as a personification of the human soul, and Apuleius (Met. iv. 28, &c.) relates about her the ...
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Cupid and Psyche - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cupid and Psyche is a story from the Latin novel Metamorphoses, also ..... The Rise of Romantic Mythology (University of North Carolina Press, 2011), pp. 81– 87 ...
Cupid and Psyche
Jan 23, 2001 ... She points out Psyche to him and says, "My dear son, punish that ..... folktexts, a library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology. Revised ...
The Myth of Cupid and Psyche - Shmoop
Cupid and Psyche story summary and analysis by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley. ... We're talking about the Greco-Roman myth of "Cupid and Psyche." This story is all about ... 2013 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved .
[PDF]The Beauty of the Psyche and Eros Myth - Lewis-Clark State College
Access Provided by Gonzaga University at 01/08/13 10:20PM GMT ... based on the Psyche myth in class every week. Classical, mostly romantic period, music ...
A New Myth of God: Religious Function of the Psyche | University of ...
This course explores some of the difficulties with the Judeo-Christian myth which has been at the core of the Western psyche for millennia. The image of God at ...
Myth of Eros and Psyche!! - -* - YouTube
Myth of Eros and Psyche!! - -*. 7 videos; 35 views. Presented by AREN04,English major,Faculty of ARTS,Mahidol University,Semester 1/2008. Show more.
How did the myth of Cupid and Psyche's story end - Wiki Answers
The marriage of Cupid and Psyche, and the birth of their daughter Voluptas. ... Gods of the Roman Empire: Cupid God of Love · What is the University Myth ...
The Throne of Psyche | Mythopoeic Society
(Mercer University Press, 2011), 100 pp., $18.00. Buy Online ... The title poem draws upon the myth of Eros and Psyche from ancient Greek mythology. Psyche ...
In Search of Cupid and Psyche: Myth and Legend in Children's ...
Rutgers University SCILS ... "In Search of Cupid and Psyche: Myth and Legend in Children's Literature" uses Apuleius's celebrated story of love and sacrifice as ...
Books on the term Psyche (mythology)
Cupid and Psyche
Cupid and Psyche
M. Charlotte Craft, 1996
And these legendary lovers have inspired forty lush luminous paintings by award-winning artist Kinuko Craft. Lavishly illustrated and thrillingly told, here is a book to be treasured forever.
Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology
Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology
2005
Cupid and Psyche The most famous myth about Cupid is the tale of Cupid and Psyche, as told by the Roman writer Lucius Apuleius (c. 124- c. 170 CE) in his Metamorphoses (also known as 77ie Golden Ass). Psyche was one of three ...
Love and the Soul: Psychological Interpretations of the Eros and ...
Love and the Soul: Psychological Interpretations of the Eros and ...
James Timothy Gollnick, 1992
This elaborate work provides serious students of psychology, religion and mythology with a detailed account and analysis of what has been accomplished in the spychological interpretation of the Eros and Psyche myth to date.
Classical Mythology
Classical Mythology
Mark Percy Owen Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, 1999
One's first impressions about a tale uniting Cupid (or Eros) with Psyche (Soul) should inevitably be Platonic; but ... have been detected in Apuleius' allegory, popular and universal motifs common to mythology in general and folktale, fairy tale, ...
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Psyche (mythology)
Sorting Seeds: Understanding the myth of Psyche and Eros - Cultural Mythology: Myth, culture, and consciousness
This week on Myth in the Mojave, we'll walk back through the myth of Psyche and Eros and talk about the psychological implications of the story. Along the way I'll offer one interpretation of the metaphors and symbols in this tale of love found, lost, and found again.
www.catherinesvehla.com/my_weblog/2013/06/sorting-seeds-understanding-the-myth-of-psyche-and-eros.html
'Download Cupid And Psyche - A Mythological Tale, From The &', sherrymusselwhite's blog message on Netlog
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Bobtuse Commentary: Mythology and the Psyche
 Joseph Campbell wrote in The Power of Myth: “All religions are true, but none are literal. ” I am unsure what Campbell meant by the religions being true.
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The myth of Psyche and Eros
The myth of Psyche and Eros is a beautiful Greek myth. The archetype of the Greek myth of Psyche and Eros appears regularly in movies and artifacts even today.
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Tabula Rasa: Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis
I first started reading this book almost a year ago. I'm glad I didn't continue reading it back then, I'm sure I wouldn't have appreciated it as much then as I did now.
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“What is the psyche doing…” | I Dont Want To Talk About It
The Ultimate Paradox: Depression in Sobriety
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Myth of Psyche | dhartichatterjee
Reblogged from dhartichatterjee: The woman is human And I am a God Dark, intense, brooding But love is unconfined By these small things When she falters I like her best She rubs her nose Sets her hair Breathes high And … Continue reading →
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Replenish the Well
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Greek Myth in A Game of Thrones, Part Five: Sansa as Psyche; Littlefinger as Hermes; Lysa Arryn as Demeter | Del Rey and Spectra - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Graphic Novels, and More
Greek Myth in A Game of Thrones, Part Five: Sansa as Psyche; Littlefinger as Hermes; Lysa Arryn as Demeter - Home of SF and fantasy publishers Del Rey and Spectra, with the latest news on our authors and books, plus exclusive content and ebooks.
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Unpacking the Myth of Eros and Psyche | Mythic Stories
Mythologist Allison Stieger's blog and website.
mythicstories.com/2013/05/09/unpacking-the-myth-of-eros-and-psyche/
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