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Laronia
(60 words)

[German version]

Female critic of sexual moral hypocrisy in Juv. 2,36-65; if this is meant to be a historical person (thus [2]), she could be identical with the L. characterized as a rich widow in Mart. 2,32,5f. (also not definitely historical).

Bibliography

1 PIR2 L 113

2 S. Morton Braund, Juvenal. Satires Book 1, 1996, 129.

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Rüpke, Jörg (Erfurt), “Laronia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 10 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e631810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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