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Feb 2023

Did Apuleius explain his very own initiation into the Mysteries of Mithras in The Golden Ass?
Apuleius' The Golden Ass is one of the most famous and entertaining novels of antiquity. Among his adventures, Lucius is initiated into the mysteries of Isis. Some scholars claim that Apuleius used the Egyptian cult to conceal his own involvement in the secret cult of Mithras.