The novel takes place mostly early in milia's marriage to a gregarious but overmatched man named Mansour.
A principio mundi vsque ad diluuium Noe duo milia ducentos quinquaginta sex annos.
Reggio in milia, passed on the road to Parma, is a snug little town, supposedly the birthplace of Ariosto.
Polybius gives us a picture of the extravagant style in which milia, the mother of Cornelia, appeared in public.
It continued with changing fortune in the provinces of Tuscany, milia, the plain of the Po, the coasts of the Hadriatic.
milium mil·i·um (mĭl'ē-əm)
n. pl. mil·i·a (-ē-ə)
A small, white or yellowish cystlike mass just below the surface of the skin, caused by retention of the secretion of a sebaceous gland. Also called pearly tubercle, whitehead.