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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Laïs

The name of two Greek courtesans celebrated for their beauty, the one a native of Corinth, who lived at the time of the Peloponnesian War, and the other belonging to Sicily, and who, having visited Thessaly, was stoned to death by the women of the country out of jealousy.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Laïs'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/las.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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