We may also mention Cupido Cruciatus, Cupid on the cross; Technopaegion, a literary trifle consisting of a collection of verses ending in monosyllables; Eclogarum Liber, on astronomical and astrological subjects; Epistolae, including letters to Paulinus and Symmachus; lastly, Praefatiunculae, three poetical epistles, one to the emperor Theodosius.
In his Metamorphoses, which were based upon a Greek original, he takes the wonderful story of the adventures of Lucius of Madaura, and interweaves the famous legend of Cupid and Psyche.
For the story of Cupid and Psyche, see under Psyche.
The wife's desire to know her husband's origin is a parallel of the myth of Cupid and Psyche, and bore in medieval times a similar mystical interpretation.
Don't start playing cupid on me.
For the Roman adaptation of Eros see Cupid, and for the later legend of Cupid and Psyche see Psyche.
Now Katie was going to think her cupid act was working.
The tale, which is almost identical with the Lohengrin legend, belongs to the class of the Cupid and Psyche narratives.