Thaïs (saint)

Thaïs (saint)

St. Thaïs of fourth-century Roman Alexandria and of the Egyptian desert was a repentant courtesan.

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Thaïs (saint) - In Art and Literature - Modern Culture
... artistic lead of Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880) in his La tentation de SaintAntoine (1874), there eventually followed, in a decidedly more skeptical, yet still historic-religious vein, the ... This inspired the French opera Thaïs(1894) ... the Hollywood film Thais (1917), and the Franco-Rumanian statue Thaïs(1920s) ...