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An obscure historical fact!

An obscure historical fact!

This happened in Ancient Greece, in early to mid 300 BC, there lived a courtesan named Phryne. Also her name wasn’t actually Phryne, it was really Mnesarete (to commemorate virtue) which would become slightly ironic, but people called her Phryne (a.k.a toad) because of her yellowish complexion. I personally would not appreciate being called ‘toad’ but whatever makes you happy I guess. Also her name wasn’t actually Phryne, it was really Mnesarete (to commemorate virtue) which would become slightly ironic,…

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