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Parthĕnŏpē , ēs, f., = Παρθενόπη, of the Sirens, who, on the departure of Ulysses, threw herself, for grief, into the sea, and was cast up on the shore where Naples afterwards stood; on this account that city was in early times called by her name, Sil. 12, 33; Verg. G. 4, 564; Ov. M. 15, 712.—Hence,
II. Parthĕnŏpēĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Parthenope, i. e. to Naples, Neapolitan: “moenia,Ov. M. 14, 101.
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