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Nĕāpŏlis , is, f., = Νεάπολις (Newtown).
I. A celebrated maritime city in Campania, a colony of the Cumæans, called by the early Romans Novapolis, now Napoli, Naples, Mel. 2, 4, 9; Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 62; Varr. L. L. 6, § 58 Müll.; Cic. Balb. 24, 55; id. Rab. Post. 10, 26: “otiosa,Hor. Epod. 5, 43: “docta,Mart. 5, 78, 14: “hospita Musis,Sil. 12, 31.—Hence,
1. Nĕāpŏlītānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Naples, Neapolitan: piscinae, Varr. ap. Non. 543, 33: “ager,Plin. 17, 17, 26, § 122: “mala cotonea,id. 15, 11, 10, § 38.—
b. Subst.
(α). Nĕāpŏlītānum , i, n., a villa near Naples; of Pompey, Cic. Att. 7, 2, 5; “of Lucullus,id. Ac. 2, 3, 9; “of Pontius,id. Att. 14, 21, 3.—
2. Nĕāpŏlītes , ae, m., a Neapolitan: Dion, Varr. ap. Aug. Civ. Dei, 21, 8.—
3. Nĕā-pŏlītis , ĭdis, f., a (female) Neapolitan: meretrix, Afran. ap. Non. 318, 6.—
II. A city in Zeugitana, now Nabal, Mel. 1, 7; Plin. 5, 4, 3, § 24; Auct. B. Afr. 2.—
III. The fourth quarter of the city of Syracuse, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 53, § 119; Liv. 25, 25, 5.
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