At a glance:
- Author: Unknown
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Mythic
- Time of Work: The Golden Age
- Setting: Greece
- Genres: Long fiction, Fable, Mythological literature, Novel
- Subjects: Mythology or myths, Love or romance, Jealousy, envy, or resentment, Gods or goddesses, Greek or Roman times, Greece or Greek people, Oracles
- Locales: Europe, Greece, Greece, ancient
Cupid, a god, Venus’ son. He falls in love with Psyche and becomes her lover. When Psyche tries to see him, against his command, he kills her sisters, who had encouraged her action. He also abandons Psyche to the world. His love conquers his will, however, and he takes Psyche back again, petitioning Jove, king of the gods, to let her become immortal.
Psyche, a Greek princess. An oracle tells her father to leave her exposed upon a mountain to prevent the destruction of his people. Because of her beauty, Psyche...
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