AEDESIA


AEDESIA
AEDESIA
mulier Aegyptiaca, uxor Hermiae, et Syriani Philosophi propinqua, totiusque castitatis, et probitatis exemplar, cuius vitam scripsit Suidas.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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