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Mīsēnum , i, n., = Μισηνόν,
I.a promontory, town, and harbor in Campania, now Punta di Miseno, Mel. 2, 4, 9; Cic. de Or. 2, 14, 60; id. Imp. Pomp. 12, 33; Plin. Ep. 6, 20; Suet. Aug. 49; Tac. A. 4, 5; 14, 13; cf.: Misenum promontorium a Miseno tubicine Aeneae ibi sepulto est appellatum, Paul. ex Fest. p. 123 Müll.; “also called Promontorium Misenum,Tac. A. 14, 4; “and Miseni,Liv. 24, 13, 6; and poet. in the plur.: Mīsēna , ōrum, Prop. 1, 11, 4.—Hence,
A. Mīsēnus , i, m.
1. In fable, son of Æolus, a trumpeter of Æneas, buried at the promontory of Misenum, whence it received its name, Verg. A. 6, 162 sq.; Prop. 3, 18 (4, 17), 3; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 123 Müll. —
2. For Misenum; v. above.—
B. -sēnensis , e, adj., of or belonging to Misenum: “villa,Phaedr. 2, 5, 8: “classis,Tac. H. 3, 57.—
C. Mīsēnātes , ĭum, m., the inhabitants of Misenum, Veg. Mil. 4, 31.—
D. Mīsēnus , i, m. (sc. mons), the promontory of Misenum: “(mons) qui nunc Misenus ab illo dicitur,Verg. A. 6, 234.
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