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  • Malcolm Andrew
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Abstract

Wife of *Socrates. In WBP (III.727–34), *Jankin’s *‘book of wicked wives’ is said to include an allusion to Xantippa’s disrespectful treatment of her husband. This story would have been derived from St *Jerome’s Epistola adversus Jovinianum (1.48).

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