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Neaera is a genus of Tachinidae, described by Robineau-Desvoidy in 1830.

Neaera is a genus of Amaryllidaceae, described by R.A. Salisbury in 1866.

Neaera is a genus of Cuspidariidae, described by Griffith & Pidgeon in Cuvier in 1834.

Neaera is a genus of Limacodidae, described by Herrich-Schäffer in 1854.

Neaera is a genus of Cuspidariidae, described by Gray in 1833.

Neaera is a genus of Cuspidariidae, described by Gray in 1833.

Neaera is a genus of Elachistinae, described by Chambers in 1880.


Neaera is a musical group.


  1. Neaera a.k.a. Neaira, also Neaera, was a hetaera who lived in the 4th century BC in ancient Greece; there are no reliable data about the exact dates of her birth and death. She was brought to trial in the mid-fourth century BC, probably between 443 and 440BC,. Although the claims submitted against Neaira are likely to be heavily biased and cannot be independently confirmed, the speech provides more details than about any other prostitute of antiquity, and consequently a great deal of information about sex trade in the ancient Greek city-states.
  2. Neaera, also Neaira, is the main figure in an episode of Greek legendary history recorded by Parthenius of Nicaea, which runs as follows.

Phrases with Neaera

  1. Neaera Atra
  2. Neaera Lata
  3. Neaera Pura
  4. Neaera Casta
  5. Neaera Curta
  6. Neaera Media
  7. Neaera Obesa
  8. Neaera Rosea
  9. Neaera Teres
  10. Neaera Actoni
  11. Neaera Adunca
  12. Neaera Angasi
  13. Neaera Crassa
  14. Neaera Didyma
  15. Neaera Exigua
  16. Neaera Fallax
  17. Neaera Jugosa
  18. Neaera Nasuta
  19. Neaera Rugata
  20. genus Neaera

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Google previewThe Dublin Review (1908)

To sport with the tangles of Neaara's hair may be trivial idleness or caressing tenderness, exactly as your relation to Neaera is that of heartless gallantry or of love. So you may toy with imagery in mere intellectual ingenuity, and then you might ...

Google previewEnmity and Feuding in Classical Athens (2015)

by Andrew Alwine

Against Neaera is an unusual text in that it actually consists of two separate orations. . On the authenticity of the law, see Kapparis 1999: 198–199. . Although Apollodorus may not have benefited directly from a favorable verdict (see ...

Google previewJohn Milton Complete Shorter Poems (2012)

by Stella P. Revard

Neaera is a common name for a mistress among classical poets such as Horace (Odes 3.14), but even more popular in the Renaissance with neo-Latin poets such as Marullus, Secundus, and Buchanan. 21 Milton conflates the Fury, the ...

Google previewFigures of Speech (2002)

Men and Maidens in Ancient Greece by Gloria Ferrari

This notorious statement in the Demosthenic speech against Neaera is a clear expression, however overstated, of a way of thinking that viewed pleasure in marriage as a rare and dangerous thing. Love as erotic play ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1895)

The foffowing d'aFtho snuadron saUed to Newport and disbanded, the winners of the run being schooners Emerald MarguerVand Neaera, sloops liloriana and Gossoon, mixed class Queen Mab ; TOe AtlamlcYachtl Sub saiW on its annual ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Socialism (2006)

by James C. Docherty, Peter Lamb

Brazil Abers, Rebecca Neaera. Inventing Local Democracy: Grassroots Politics in Brazil. London: Eurospan, 2000. Keck, M. E. The Workers' Party and Democratization in Brazil. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1992. [ Mainly ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

of lamellibranchiate mollusks, including the genera Mya, Corbula, Neaera, Thetis, &c., many species of which are fossilas ...

Google previewBibliotheca classica, sive Lexicon manuale ... Editio altera auctior et emendatior. [The compiler's preface signed: Herm. Bosscha.] (1816)

- Rex Tegeae, Alei lilius ex Neaera, ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary ... To which is Prefixed, a Grammatical Introduction to the English Tongue ... A New Edition. Carefully Revised and Corrected. To which is Now First Added, a Catalogue of Words of Similar Sound, But of Different Spellings and Significations (1783)

by John ENTICK

Nautius, a Trojan, who foretold AEneas,that all histroubleswould arise from the hatredefjuno *Neaera, a nymph, beloved passionately by Apollo Néleus, the son of Neptune and the nymph Tyro, and a king of Thessaly, killed by Hercules' ...

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Scrabble value of N1E1A1E1R1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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