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Lātōna , ae (old
I.gen. sing. Latonas, Liv. Andron. ap. Prisc. p. 679 P.; Gr. form Lāto , ūs, Varr. Sat. Mon. 83, 1), f., = Λητώ; Dor. Λατώ; Aeol. Λάτων, daughter of the Titan Cœus and Phœbe, and mother of Apollo and Diana, whom she brought forth on the floating island of Delos, Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 16 Müll. (Trag. v. 424 Vahl.); Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 18, § 48; 2, 5, 72; id. N. D. 3, 23; Verg. A. 1, 502; Juv. 6, 176; Ov. M. 6, 336; Hyg. Fab. 14.—
II. Hence,
A. Lātōnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Latona, Latonian: “Delos,Verg. G. 3, 6: “virgo,” i. e. Diana, id. A. 11, 557: “Luna,Tib. 3, 4, 29: “Cynthus,the mountain, on Delos, where Latona brought forth, Stat. Th. 1, 701.—Subst.: Lātōnĭa , ae, f., Diana, Cat. 34, 5; Verg. A. 9, 405; 11, 534; Ov. M. 1, 696; 8, 393; Stat. Th. 9, 679.—
B. Lātōnĭgĕna , ae, comm. Latona-gigno, one born of Latona (poet.): “Latonigenae duo,” i. e. Apollo and Diana, Ov. M. 6, 160: “di,Sen. Agm. 320.—
C. Lātōïus (Lētōïus , Ov. M. 8, 15, where others read Lātōnĭa ), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Latona, Latonian: “stirps,Ov. Tr. 3, 2, 3: “proles,id. ib. 5, 1, 57; id. M. 8, 15.—Subst.: Lātōïus , ii, m., Apollo, Ov. M. 11, 197.—
D. Lātōus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Latona: “arae,Ov. M. 6, 274.—Subst.: Lātōus , i, m., Apollo, Ov. M. 6, 384; Hor. C. 1, 31, 18.—
E. Lātŏĭdes , ae, m., = Λατωΐδης, the son of Latona, i. e. Apollo: “Latoiden canamus,Stat. Th. 1, 695.—In plur.: Lātŏĭdae , ārum, the children of Latona, i. e. Apollo and Diana; gen. plur.: “Latoidum,Aus. Epit. 27.—
F. Lātōĭs (Lētōis ), ĭdis or ĭdos, f. adj., = Λατωΐς and Λητωΐς, of or belonging to Latona, Latonian: “Calaurea,sacred to Latona, Ov. M. 7, 384.—Subst. adj.: Lātōis , ĭdis or ĭdos, f., Diana: “timeo saevae Latoidos iram,Ov. H. 21, 153; id. M. 8, 278.
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