Nursing Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Nursing

  1. Eira Frigga’s attendant; taught science of nursing to women. [Norse Myth.: LLEI, I: 327]
  2. Irene (fl. 3rd century) ministered to St. Sebastian, who was wounded by arrows. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 162]
  3. Lellis, St. Camillus de improved hospitals; patroness of sick and nurses. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 78–79]
  4. Nightingale, Florence (1820–1910) English nurse; founder of modern nursing. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 1943.]