Fortuna

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For·tu·na

 (fôr-to͞o′nə, -tyo͞o′-)
n. Roman Mythology
The goddess of fortune.

[Latin Fortūna; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]
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Fortuna

(fɔːˈtjuːnə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of fortune and good luck. Greek counterpart: Tyche
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Na abertura, depois de reconhecer que Marcia nao exibe a inconstancia do espirito feminino e outros vicios (tam longe ab infirmitate muliebris animi quam a ceteris vitiis), o autor comenta porque tentara convence-la a aceitar as perdas:
Adelantandose apenas cuatro anos a las teorias de Karl Heinrich Ulrichs sobre el "tercer sexo", anima muliebris virili corpore inclusa (un alma de mujer atrapada en un cuerpo de hombre),17 a la hora de describir la identidad homosexual de Henriette agregaba Fernandez de Cuevas un diagnostico similar al del activista germano, pero invirtiendo los terminos y la consideracion de los mismos: asi como Ulrichs divisaria en el homosexual varon una psique femenina atrapada en un cuerpo de hombre, el intelectual cubano llego a ver en la femina travestida "el espiritu de un hombre encerrado en el cuerpo de mujer" (Pancrazio 55) o, como expresaria tambien muchos anos despues Francisco Calcagno en su novela, la naturaleza "habia vaciado en molde de hembra el espiritu de un pillo macho" (146).
122: 'Mater etiam, his omnibus potentior viragoque faceta et eruditissima illius admirandi muliebris artificii, quo consueverunt audaces suis etiam lascessitos iniuriis maritos suppeditare.' On this theme, see Katherine LoPrete, 'Gendering Viragos: Medieval Perceptions of Powerful Women', in Studies on Medieval and Early Modern Women, 4: Victims or viragos?, eds Christine Meek and Catherine Lawless (Dublin: Four Courts, 2005), pp.
Caspar Bauhin then drew on Platter's list of distinguishing features in his Anatomica virilis et muliebris historia (1597), while in his Theatrum anatomicum (1605), Bauhin copied Platter's image to illustrate mulieris sceleton (Stolberg 279).
Bref, par son [beaucoup moins que] mundus muliebris [beaucoup plus grand que], elle petrit [beaucoup moins que] la pate masculine [beaucoup plus grand que] comme dit Baudelaire dans son texte [beaucoup moins que] mangeur d'opium [beaucoup plus grand que].
Ulrichs theorised a biological third sex, 'anima muliebris in corpore virili inclusa' (3), and while he argued that homosexuality was a biological condition, he rejected the label of pathology that was so frequently applied to it.
Fulvia, without her husband or his authorization, entered battle as a female warrior and was charged for the most female of weaknesses, "lack of self-control' (irnpotentia muliebris).