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Crŏto (Crŏton , Sil. 11, 18, 5; Cic. Att. 9, 19, 3), ōnis, comm. (and Crŏtōna , ae, f., Just. 20, 4; also Cortōna , like corcodilus for crocodilus; cf. Ritschl in Rhein. Mus. vol. 8, p. 475, and vol. 9, p. 480), = Κρότων,
I.a town founded by the Achaians, on the east coast of Bruttium, now Crotone, Mel. 2, 4, 8; Plin. 3, 11, 15, § 97; Liv. 24, 3, 1 sq.; Cic. Att. 9, 19, 3; Ov. M. 15, 15 al.—Hence,
II. Crŏtōnĭātes , ae, m., = Κροτωνιάτης, an inhabitant of Crotona: “Alcmaeo,Cic. N. D. 1, 11, 27.—In plur.: Crŏtōnĭātae , inhabitants of Crotona, Cic. Inv. 2, 1, 1 sq.; Liv. 24, 3, 15; gen. Crotoniatūm, id. 24, 3, 9; acc. Crotoniatăs, id. 24, 3, 11.—
B. Crŏtō-nĭensis , e, adj., of Crotona: “ager,Liv. 29, 36, 4; 30, 19, 11: “Milo,Plin. 37, 10, 54, § 144; Gell. 15, 6.—In plur.: Crŏtōnĭenses , ĭum, m., the inhabitants of Crotona, Plin. 3, 5, 10, § 72; Just. 20, 2 sq.—The same: Crŏtōnenses , Front. ap. Strat. 3, 6, 4.
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