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dōdōna , ae (-ē , es, Plin. 2, 103, 106, § 228; Claud. III. Cons. Hon. 117), f., = Δωδώνη,
I.a city in Epirus, famed on account of its very ancient oracle of Jupiter, situated in an oak-grove, Cic. Div. 1, 43, 95; Plin. l. l.; Prop. 2, 21, 3 (3, 14, 3 M.); Ov. Tr. 4, 8, 43; Luc. 6, 426 al.
B. Meton.
1. The sacred oak-grove of Dodona, Verg. G. 1, 149 Serv.—
2. The Dodonean priests, Nep. Lys. 3, 2.—
II. Derivv.
A. Dōdō-naeus , a, um, adj., of Dodona, Dodonean: “quercus,Cic. Att. 2, 4; cf. Ov. M. 7, 623: “oraculum,Cic. Div. 1, 1 fin.: “Juppiter,id. ib. 1, 34, 76; Mel. 2, 3, 5; Plin. 4, 1, 1, § 2: “lebetas,Verg. A. 3, 466: “agmina,Claud. Bell. Get. 136 al.—*
B. Dōdōnĭus , a, um, adj., of Dodona: “quercus,Claud. Rapt. Pros. 1, 31.—
C. Dōdōnis , ĭdis, f. adj., Dodonean: “terra,Ov. M. 13, 716: “quercus,Val. Fl. 1, 32: “Thyene,” i. e. one of the Hyades, as the nurses of Jupiter, Ov. F. 6, 711; “these latter are called Dodonides Nymphae,Hyg. Fab. 182.—
D. -dōnĭgĕna , ae, m. adj.: “populi,” i. e. nations living on acorns, Sid. Ep. 6, 12 med.
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