The courtesans of East Asia, particularly those of the Japanese empire, held a different social role than that of their European counterparts.
Examples of Japanese courtesans included the oiran class, who were more focused on the aspect of entertainment in comparison with European courtesans.
They become inseparable and have many adventures together.
Cécile Aubry wrote and directed the series, which she based on her novel Belle et Sébastien. Two series followed, titled Sébastien parmi les hommes and Sébastien et la Mary-Morgane.
In fact, the verb to court originally meant "to be or reside at court", and later came to mean "to behave as a courtier" and then courtship, or "to pay amorous attention to somebody".
In Renaissance usage, the Italian word cortigiana, feminine of cortigiano ("courtier") came to refer to a person who attends the court, and then to a well-educated and independent woman, eventually a trained artist or artisan of dance and singing, especially one associated with wealthy, powerful, or upper-class society who was given luxuries and status in exchange for entertainment and companionship.
In Renaissance Europe, courtiers played an extremely important role in upper-class society.
Modern food service is a product of the Industrial Revolution.
However, many French game shows and reality shows are based on one or more series or television show franchises from other countries, most commonly from the UK.
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In feudal society, the court was the centre of government as well as the residence of the monarch, and social and political life were often completely mixed together.
Prior to the Renaissance, courtesans served to convey information to visiting dignitaries, when servants could not be trusted.
A male figure comparable to the courtesan was the Italian cicisbeo, the French chevalier servant, the Spanish cortejo or estrecho.