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Symposiast & Hetaira


Mark Cartwright
by Sebastià Giralt
published on 26 January 2013
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A scene from the interior bowl of a red-figure kylix or stemmed drinking cup (490-480 BCE) depicting a symposiast and hetaira - high-class prostitute. (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

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Giralt, S. (2013, January 26). Symposiast & Hetaira. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Giralt, Sebastià. "Symposiast & Hetaira." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 26, 2013.

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Giralt, Sebastià. "Symposiast & Hetaira." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jan 2013. Web. 04 Mar 2021.

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