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Headword: *(etai/ra
Adler number: epsilon,3265
Translated headword: courtesan, companion, hetaira
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] girlfriend, prostitute.[1]
"Scipio drove out from the encampment courtesans and sacrificers and seers, whom the soldiers, having become frightened on account of the bad turn of events, were resorting to."[2]
Greek Original:
*(etai/ra: fi/lh, po/rnh. o(/ti *skipi/wn e(tai/ras kai\ qu/tas kai\ ma/nteis e)ch/laune tou= stratope/dou, oi(=s dia\ ta\s duspraci/as oi( stratiw=tai perideei=s gegono/tes e)xrw=nto.
See also epsilon 3266, epsilon 3272, epsilon 3273, epsilon 3275.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica and grammars.
[2] Appian, Iberica 85.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; military affairs; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 February 2000@18:46:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 March 2001@04:41:13.
Debra Hamel (cosmetics) on 29 May 2001@22:28:57.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 November 2012@07:42:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 November 2014@00:59:17.
David Whitehead (supplied missing note number) on 23 November 2014@03:52:42.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 19 February 2016@03:39:12.


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