Phryne


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Phryne

(ˈfraɪnɪ)
n
(Biography) real name Muesarete. 4th century bc, Greek courtesan; lover of Praxiteles and model for Apelles' painting Aphrodite Rising from the Waves
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They were Phryne, Cleopatra, Messalina, those three celebrated courtesans.
Francesco Barzaghi's evocation of the Greek seductress Phryne is an excellent example of the latter (400,000 [pounds sterling]-600,000 [pounds sterling]).
With its upstairs/ downstairs sleuths and an expertly etched post-World War I setting, A Pinch of Poison, the second in Maxwell's A Lady and Lady's Maid series, is tailor-made for fans of the Phryne Fisher mysteries or anyone who misses Downton Abbey.
Trabeae Comoediographi; Martia, Hortensii; Terentia, Tulli; Calphurnia, Plinii, Pudentilla, Apulei; Rusticiana Symmachi; Corynna, Nasonis; Cesennia, Getulici; Argentana Lucani; Lamia, Demetrii; Phryne, Timothei; Flora, Pompeii; Aspasia, Periclis; Rodopis, Psammetici; et Antonii Cleopatra.
MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES Sat 8pm, from May 6 Set in 1920s Melbourne, this fast-paced show follows Phryne Fisher as she battles injustice - armed with a pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.
Los cronistas de la antiguedad recuerdan, ademas, que cuando la celebre hetaira Phryne comparecio ante los heliastas por danos contra la moral, sorprendidos por su hermosura, la absolvieron.
Miss Phryne Fisher is a cultured, glamorous, yet uniquely insightful detective with a dual talent for solving crimes and navigating high society.
THE recent rise in fuel prices is unjustified and the taxation system must be revised, Consumer Association president Phryne Michael told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday.
The colourful capers of detective Phryne Fisher have charmed viewers not just in Australia but across the globe.
A specific connection between hetairai and the Knidian Aphrodite is suggested by multiple literary sources naming the famous courtesan Phryne as the model for the statue.
Phryne Fisher, even after 20 novels, remains true to herself in this latest mystery in which she even joins a chorus to sing Mendelssohn's Elijah, exhibiting yet another talent to her apparently unlimited repertoire.
Tibulle (II, 6, 53) invoque les Dirae (traduites par "Furies" dans ledition CUF) contre lentremetteuse Phryne qui ecarte Nemesis du poete : tunc tibi, lena, precor diras (26).