Seduction of Paulina Review

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Seduction of Paulina Paulina Roman woman Great reputation because: dignity of her ancestors, and regular conduct of a virtuous life Very rich Beautiful countenance Led a life of great modesty Married to Saturninus Decius Mundus fell in love with this woman He promised to give her 200 thousand Attic drachmae for one nnight’s lodging; would not prevailupon her He thought it the best way to famish himself to death for want of food, on account of Paulina’s sad refusal Mundus had a freed-woman, named Ide, who was skillful in all sorts of mischief Ide was very grieved at the young man’s resolution to kill himself and encouraged him by her discourse, and made him to hope, by some promises she gave him that he might obtain a night’s lodging with Paulina Ide wanted no more than 50,000 drachmae for the entrapping of the woman Ide went to some of Isis’s priests, and persuaded them by words, but chiefly by the offer of money, of 25,000 drachmae in hand, and as
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course CC 302 taught by Professor Galinsky during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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