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Ăpămēa or -īa , ae, f., = Ἀπάμεια.
I. One of the most distinguished towns in Cœle-Syria, on the Orontes, in the Middle Ages, Afamiah or Famit, now Famieh, Liv. 38, 13 (where there is an allusion to the origin of the name), Cassiod. ap. Cic. Fam. 12, 12; Plin. 5, 23, 19, § 81; cf. Mann. Syr. 360.—
II. A town in Bithynia, earlier called Myrlea, now Moudania, Plin. 5, 32, 40, § 143; cf. Mann. Asia Min. 3, 560.—
III. A town in Phrygia the Great, now Dineir, Cic. Att. 5, 16; id. Fam. 2, 17; Plin. 5, 29, 29, § 106; cf. Mann. Asia Min. 3, 120 and 122.—Hence,
IV. Derivv.
A. Ăpămēensis or Ăpă-mensis , e, adj., pertaining to Apamea (in Phrygia Major): “forum Apamense,Cic. Att. 5, 21: “civitas,id. Fam. 5, 20, 2.—
B. Ăpă-mēnus , a, um, adj., the same: “regio,Plin. 5, 29, 31, § 113: “vinum,id. 14, 7, 9, § 75.—
C. Ăpămēus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Apamea (in Bithynia); hence, Ăpămēi , ōrum, m., its inhabitants, Trajan. ap. Plin. Ep. 10, 57.
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