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Oeta , ae, or Oetē , ēs, f., = Οἴτη,
I.the mountain range between Thessaly and Ætolia, where Hercules ascended the funeral pile, now Katavothron, Plin. 4, 7, 13, § 28; Liv. 36, 15; Luc. 8, 800; Sen. Herc. Oet. 862; Cic. Tusc. 2, 7, 19; Ov. M. 9, 165; 204; 230; id. H. 9, 147; Verg. Cul. 201.—Prov.: “tibi deserit Hesperus Oeten,your wish is gratified, Verg. E. 8, 30.—Hence,
II. Oe-taeus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Œta: in monte Oetaeo, Att. ap. Cic. N. D. 3, 16, 41: “juga,Prop. 1, 13, 24: “deus,” i. e. Hercules, id. 4, 1, 32: “robur,Luc. 7, 807; also absol. Oetaeus, Ov. Ib. 349.
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