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Aeŏlĭus , a, um, adj., = Αἰόλιος,
I.pertaining to Æolus, Æolia, or Æolis, Æolian.
I. Pertaining to Æolus, the god of the winds, or to his posterity; Euri, Ov. Am. 3, 12, 29: “venti,Tib. 4, 1, 58: aurum, the golden fleece (of the ram) on which Phrixus and Helle, the grandchildren of Æolus, fled, Vai. Fl. 8, 79: virgo, i. e. Arne or Canace, Ov. M. 6, 116: “postes, i. e. fores domūs Athamantis Aeoli filii,id. ib. 4, 486. —
II. Pertaining to Æolia or Æolis: “insulae,Plin. 36, 21, 42, § 154: “pontus,Sil. 14, 233.—Aeŏlii , ōrum, m., = Aeoles, the Æolians, the inhabitants of Æolia, in Asia Minor, Vell. 1, 4; Mela, 1, 18, 1.—Hence,
III. Pertaining to the Æolians: puella, i. e. Sappho, as a Lesbian woman, Hor. C. 4, 9, 12: carmen, a Sapphic or Alcaic ode, id. ib. 4, 3, 12; cf.: “Aeoliis fidibus querentem Sappho,id. ib. 2, 13, 24; “lyra,Ov. H. 15, 200: “plectrum,Prop. 2, 3, 19.
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