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Jūlĭus (in poets also Ĭūlĭus , quadrisyll.), a,
I.adj., name of a Roman gens; “especially celebrated, C. Julius Cæsar and his adopted son, C. Julius Cæsar (Octavianus) Augustus: unde domus Teucros Julia tangit avos,Ov. F. 4, 40: “templa, i. e. curia Julia,id. P. 4, 5, 21: “leges,Cic. Balb. 8; id. Sest. 64: “edicta,decrees and laws of Augustus, Hor. C. 4, 15, 22: “sidus,id. ib. 1, 12, 47.—
II. Transf.: Julius mensis (or, absol., Julius), the month of July, which was previously called Quinctilis: “fervens Julius,Mart. 10, 62.
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