She was a courtesan of the superior class, somewhat older than Propertius, but, as it seems, a woman of singular beauty and varied accomplishments.
She was a celebrated dancer and courtesan, who, in the full flower of her beauty and guilty sovereignty over the youth of Antioch, was suddenly converted by the influence of the holy bishop Nonnus, whom she had heard preaching in front of a church which she was passing with her gay train of attendants and admirers.
THAIS, a Greek courtesan, who lived during the time of Alexander the Great.
BION, of Borysthenes (Olbia), in Sarmatia, Greek moralist and philosopher, flourished in the first half of the 3rd century B.C. He was of low origin, his mother being a courtesan and his father a dealer in salt fish, with which he combined the occupation of smuggling.
One of her brothers, Charaxus, fell in love with a courtesan named Doricha upon whom he squandered his property.
He was on intimate terms with the famous courtesan Gnathaena (Athenaeus xiii.
Subsequently she lived as a courtesan under the name of Mdlle Lange.
The tradition that Romulus and Remus were suckled by a wolf has been explained by the suggestion that Larentia was called lupa ("courtesan," literally "she-wolf") on account of her immoral character (Livy i.
It was stormed and taken by the Athenians in 415 B.C., and the inhabitants, among them the famous courtesan Lais, sold as slaves.
A biography of Mary Ann Clarke, the 18th. century courtesan and mistress of the Duke of York.
A major source of this picture of Venice was the extravagant behavior of Venetian courtesans, as well as their extravagant cost.
Even to be seen in public with one of the great courtesans was a much-envied achievement.
In 1911, a young republican activist visits a beautiful courtesan.
Lois has transgressed against the behavior expected of her gender and class just as much as if she had indeed become a courtesan.
The illustration shows the opening scene in the house of Violetta Valery, a young Parisian courtesan.
The Opera is inspired by Alexandre Dumas's celebrated novel about a tragic love story of a sick Parisian courtesan.
Therefore, the history of the Japanese courtesan plays an important part in my research. ' Wonder Woman: The Complete History.