Eros appears frequently in the four groups of Latin declamations, but two of the 19 major declamations are particularly interesting in this regard. In declamation XIV a meretrix gives her lover a hate potion and is accused of poisoning. In declamation XV we have the defense of the meretrix. These two declamations are interesting also because, together with declamations XVIII and XIX, they are the only ones which have accusation and defense, exploring similar arguments.
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