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Appias , ădis, f. id..
I. An epithet of the nympi at the fountain of Aqua Appia (v. Applus), whose waters gushed forth near the temple of Venus: “Non illas lites Appias ipsa probat,Ov. R. Am. 660; id. A. A. 1, 82.—Hence, transf., to her statues, found at the neighboring temple of Venus: “Appiadesque deae,Ov. A. A. 3, 452.—
II. An epithet of Minerva, given by Cicero jestingly, to flatter Appius Pulcher, in imitation of the appellative Pallas, Cic. Fam. 3, 1 Manut.
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