I.the Metamorphosis into a Pumpkin, the title of an insipid lampoon written by the philosopher Seneca upon Claudius Cæsar. who, acc. to this title, instead of being transformed to a god, is changed to a pumpkin; cf. Bähr, Lit. Gesch. pp. 469 and 470; Teuffel, Rom. Lit. § 284, 7.
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ā^phrōdes - ăpŏdes
ăpŏcŏlŏcyntōsis , is, f., = ἀποκολοκύντωσις,