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Nauplĭus , ii, m., = Ναύπλιος,
I.a son of Neptune and Amymone, king of Eubœa, and father of Palamedes. To avenge his son, whom the Greeks had put to death before Troy, he made false signal-fires on the shores of Eubœa as the Greeks were returning homeward, and led them to shipwreck upon the rocks: “Nauplius ultores sub noctem porrigit ignes,Prop. 4 (5), 1, 115. cf. Serv. Verg. A. 11, 260; Hyg. Fab. 116: “Nauplii mala,Suet. Ner. 39.—Hence,
II. Nauplĭădes , ae, m., = Ναυπλιάδης, the son of Nauplius, i. e. Palamedes, Ov. M. 13, 39; 310; id. Ib. 621.
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