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ταντα^λ-ίς , ίδος,
A.daughter of T., i.e. Niobe, APl.4.134 (Mel.), cf. 131 (Antip.). (Derived by Pl. from ταλάντατος in reference to his endurance of torment, or from ταλαντεία τανταλεία codd.) in reference to the story of the rock balanced and tottering over his head, Cra.395e; by others from his proverbial wealth, “τὰ Ταντάλου τάλαντ᾽ ἐκεῖναMen.301.6; cf. τανταλίζω.)
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