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Delphi , orum, m., Δελφοί,
I.the famous city of the oracle of Apollo in Phocis, now Kastri: “Delphi sub monte Parnaso oppidum clarissimi in terris oraculi Apollinis,Plin. 4, 3, 4, § 7; cf. Mela, 2, 3, 4; Mann. Gr. p. 160 sq.; Plaut. Ps. 1, 5, 65; Cic. Div. 2, 57; id. N. D. 3, 23; Hor. Od. 1, 7, 3; id. A. P. 219; Ov. M. 9, 332; 10, 168 et saep.—
II. Derivv.
A. Delphi , ōrum, m., the Delphians, the inhabitants of Delphi, Catull. 62, 392; Just. 24, 7 sq.; Dig. 50, 1, 1, § 2.—
B. Delphĭcus , a, um, adj., Delphic, belonging to Delphi: “tellus,Ov. M. 1, 515: “Apollo,Plin. 34, 3, 8, § 14; he is also called, absol.: Delphicus , Ov. M. 2, 543; id. F. 3, 856; Nep. Paus. 5 fin.: “oracula,Cic. Div. 2, 57: “templa,Ov. M. 11, 414: “Pytho,Tib. 2, 3, 27: “laurus Phoebi,Lucr. 6, 154; Hor. Od. 3, 30, 15; cf. Cato R. R. 8, 2: “ales,” i. e. the raven, Petr. 122, 177: “mensae,a toilettable, made after the fashion of the Delphic tripod, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 59 Zumpt; cf. absol.: “argentum atque aurum non simplex Delphica portat,Mart. 12, 66; “so subst.,Inscr. Orell. 2505 and 3094. And, in a like sense: “cortina,Plin. 34, 3, 8, § 14.—Hence, * adv.: Delphĭcē , in the manner of the Delphic oracle, Varr. ap. Non. 141, 5.—*
C. Del-phĭcŏla , ae, m. Delphi-colo, the inhabitant of Delphi, an epithet of Apollo, Aus. Idyll. de histor. 5.—
D. Delphis , ĭdis, f., = Δελφίς, a priestess of the Delphic Apollo, Mart. 9, 43, 4: Lact. 1, 6, 7; id. Epit. 5, 1.
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