Luisian

Luisian

[lü′ē·shən]
(geology)
A North American stage of geologic time: Miocene (above Relizian, below Mohnian).
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Black would strengthen the significance of the Luisian treatise and Calderon honor play by claiming that manuals of conduct and wife-murder plays were written in great numbers: "the sheer number of conduct manuals and adultery-honor plays written in the period is staggering .