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Ărātēus (Ărātī- ), a, um, adj., = Ἀράτειος,
I.of or belonging to the Greek poet Aratus, Aratean: lucernae, Cinna ap. Isid. Orig. 6, 12.—Hence, absol.: nostra quaedam Aratea, i. e. the Φαινόμενα of Aratus, translated by Cicero into Latin, Cic. Div. 2, 5, 14 B. and K.; of this translation we still possess large portions; “v. Cic. Orell. IV. pp. 1014, 1033: carminibus Arateis,Cic. N. D. 2, 41, 104.
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    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.41
    • Cicero, De Divinatione, 2.5
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