Aspasia
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Given Name ASPASIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ασπασια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AS-PA-SEE-A  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek ασπασιος (aspasios) meaning "welcome, embrace". This was the name of the lover of Pericles (5th century BC).

Categories

history, philosophers, womens history
Entry updated December 8, 2017