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Dialogues of the Courtesans

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Hardcover, 152 pages
Published 1931 by Privately Printed for Rarity Press, New York, NY (first published 180)
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Leslie ellis
Apr 03, 2008 Leslie ellis rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. Beautiful bind to look at and read accompanied with avant illustrations. Books today, mass produced, lack a lengthy production process which intrinsically incorporate pride and attention to detail to the physical birth of a copy.

This was printed privately in 1931, a rare beaut of a bind. A gift to be had and thanks.

It's original title is "The Mimes of the Courtesans." It was written in 43 BC by Lucian a Greek who boldly, tho frank, discussed phases of intimate, racy sex detail
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Jun 03, 2013 Clodjee rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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J'avais envie de lire du Lucien de Samosate (un peu nostalgique du temps de mes études en histoire romaine) et ne voulait surtout pas abimer ma merveilleuse édition de l'oeuvre complète de Lucien datant de 1664 (Amsterdam, chez Jean de Ravestein, traduction de N. Perrot) - sans compter que la lecture en vieux français finit par être pénible à la longue. Je me suis donc commandé quelques ouvrages en bibliothèques publiques. Je n'ai fini que par lire celle-ci. Toutefois, quelle ne fut pas ma surpr ...more
Vaishali Joglekar
A fascinating look at life in ancient Greece viz. prostitutes. Surprisingly modern when decribing relationships between men and women.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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Dec 21, 2011 Gemma Fasheun rated it it was amazing
So many stories from interesting points of view. I love it. From the beginning to the end all the stories make me laugh and read more books of this kind.
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Lucian of Samosata was an Assyrian rhetorician, and satirist who wrote in the Greek language. He is noted for his witty and scoffing nature.

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