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Lāïs , ĭdis and ĭdos, f., = Λαἱ̈ς,
I.the name of two courtesans of Corinth celebrated for their beauty.
I. Lais, who flourished during the Peloponnesian war: “dicitur et multis Lais amata viris,Ov. Am. 1, 5, 12; Cic. Fam. 9, 26, 2 (acc. Laida); Prop. 2, 6, 1 (gen. Laidos).—
II. Lais, a contemporary of Demosthenes, Gell. 1, 8, 3 sqq.; Plin. 28, 7, 23, § 81.—Acc. plur.: “Laidas et Glyceras, lascivae nomina famae,Aus. Epigr. 18, 1.
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