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Ăthēnaeus , a, um, adj., = Ἀθηναῖος.
I. Pertaining to the city of Athens, Athenian, of Athens: “Athenaeis in moenibus,Lucr. 6, 749; Plin. 1 in indic. lib. 8, 11, and 12 al.—
II. Of or pertaining to Athene (Minerva): Ăthēnaeum , i, n., = Ἀθήναιον, a temple of Minerva at Athens, in which scholars and poets were accustomed to read their works (as the Rom. poets in the temple of Apollo at Rome; cf. “aedes, I.),Lampr. Alex. Sev. 35; a similar building for the same object, built by the emperor Adrian at Rome, Aur. Vict. Caes. 14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 6.749
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 1
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 8.11
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