Phryne

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Phryne

real name Muesarete. 4th century bc, Greek courtesan; lover of Praxiteles and model for Apelles' painting Aphrodite Rising from the Waves

Phryne

courtesan, acquitted of charge by baring bosom. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 830]

Phryne

(4th century B.C.) wealthy Athenian hetaera of surpassing beauty. [Gk. Hist.: Benét, 784]
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ODONATA: Dythemis multipunctata 1 [masculinidad]; Macrothemis imitans 4 [masculinidad]; Elasmothemis constricta 6 [masculinidad] y 1 [feminidad]; Mnesarete pruinosa 1 [masculinidad] y 1 [feminidad]; Hetaerina mendezi 4 N; Acanthagrion aepiolum 1 [masculinidad]; A.
38 The famous ancient Greek courtesan Mnesarete was nicknamed - bizarrely, considering her beauty - Phryne, which means "toad".
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