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Headword: Ἑταίρα
Adler number: epsilon,3265
Translated headword: courtesan, companion, hetaira
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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:
Ἑταίρα: φίλη, πόρνη. ὅτι Σκιπίων ἑταίρας καὶ θύτας καὶ μάντεις ἐξήλαυνε τοῦ στρατοπέδου, οἷς διὰ τὰς δυσπραξίας οἱ στρατιῶται περιδεεῖς γεγονότες ἐχρῶντο.
Notes:
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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