Luisian

Luisian

[lü′ē·shən]
(geology)
A North American stage of geologic time: Miocene (above Relizian, below Mohnian).
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35) placed a late Miocene (upper Mohnian) and possibly middle Miocene (Luisian) age on the Puente Formation.
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 .