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Headword: Λαίνιλλα
Adler number: lambda,192
Translated headword: Lainilla, Laenilla
Vetting Status: high
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Greek Original:
The name of an old (Roman) woman, who inappropriately lusted after a slave, in an anecdote told by Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 7.15. See also the paroemiographer Apostolius (7.5), who spells the name Lainila (something which in ps-Zonaras and Gennadius Scholarius, however, is said to be the name of an island).
Keywords: daily life; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; proverbs; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 July 2004@09:06:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmsetics, status) on 8 July 2004@17:35:00.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 9 July 2004@03:54:09.
David Whitehead (further expansion of the note, with material partly from Dr Nick Nicholas; another keyword) on 24 May 2009@05:09:18.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@04:59:19.


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