Sentence Examples with the word courtesan

Subsequently she lived as a courtesan under the name of Mdlle Lange.

He was on intimate terms with the famous courtesan Gnathaena (Athenaeus xiii.

She was a courtesan of the superior class, somewhat older than Propertius, but, as it seems, a woman of singular beauty and varied accomplishments.

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BION, of Borysthenes (Olbia), in Sarmatia, Greek moralist and philosopher, flourished in the first half of the 3rd century B.C. He was of low origin, his mother being a courtesan and his father a dealer in salt fish, with which he combined the occupation of smuggling.

One of her brothers, Charaxus, fell in love with a courtesan named Doricha upon whom he squandered his property.

It was stormed and taken by the Athenians in 415 B.C., and the inhabitants, among them the famous courtesan Lais, sold as slaves.