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Antĭum , ii, n., = Ἄντιον.
I. An ancient town in Latium distinguished for the temple of Fortune (Hor. C. 1, 35, 1), not far from the sea-coast, now Porto d'Anzio, the birthplace of Nero, Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 27; Inscr. Orell. 1738; cf. Mann. Ital. 1, 618; Müll. Roms Campagn. 2, 271 sq.—Hence,
II. Derivv.
A. Antĭānus , a, um, adj., Antian: Hercules Antianus, honored at Antium, Cic. Fragm. ap. Non. p. 284, 1.—
B. Antĭas , ātis, adj., of or belonging to Antium, Antian, Liv. 8, 14; so id. 6, 9; 8, 12 al.—So, Valerius Antias, a historian before Livy, Gell. 1, 7, 10; cf. Bähr, Lit. Gesch. 260; Teuffel, Rom. Lit. § 142, 3.—Hence, Antĭātes , um, m., the inhabitants of Antium: “naves Antiatum,Liv. 8, 14 fin.
C. Antĭātīnus , a, um, adj., Antian: “fortunae,Suet. Calig. 57.—
D. Antĭensis , e, adj., the same: “templum,Val. Max. 1, 8, n. 2.
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