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  • Educator Brendan Pelsue
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Additional Resources for you to Explore
Here is a version of the Myth of Psyche from an ancient Roman novel called The Metamorphoses, or, sometimes, The Golden Ass, which was written by Lucius Apuleius in the second century AD.

Here is a version of the Myth of Psyche from Bulfinch’s Mythology, a compendium of Greek and Roman myths written by an American banker named Charles Bulfinch in the 19th century.