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Pallas , antis (voc. Pallā, Verg. A. 10, 411 al.; also Pallas and Pallan, acc. to Prisc. p. 702), m., = Πάλλας,
I.the name of several mythic and historical personages.
A. Son of Pandion, the father of the fifth Minerva, Cic. N. D. 3, 23, 59; Ov. M. 7, 500.—
B. A king of Arcadia, the great-grandfather of Evander, Verg. A. 8, 54 Serv.—
C. Son of Evander, Verg. A. 8, 104.—
D. One of the giants, Claud. Gigant. 94; Fest. s. v Pallas, p. 220.—
E. A freedman of the emperor Claudius, proverbial for his wealth; slain by Nero, Plin. Ep. 7, 29; 8, 6; Tac. A. 12, 53; Juv. 1, 109; Plin. 33, 10, 47, § 134.—
II. Derivv.
A. Pallantēus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Pallas (the ancestor of Evander), Pallantian: moenia Pallantea, i. e. of the city of Pallanteum, in Italy (v. in the foll.), Verg. A. 9, 196 and 241: “apex,of the Palatine, Claud. VI. Cons. Honor. 644. —
2. Subst.: Pallantēum , i, n.
a. A city in Arcadia, the residence of Pallas, Liv. 1, 5 init.; Just. 43, 1.—
b. The city founded by Evander in Italy, on the site where Rome afterwards stood, Verg. A. 8, 54; 341.—
B. Pallantĭăs , ădis, f., Aurora, so called because descended from Hyperion, the uncle of the giant Pallas, Ov. F. 4, 373; id. M. 9, 420.—
C. Pallantis , ĭdos and ĭdis, f., Aurora (v. Pallantias, supra), Ov. M 15, 700.—Transf., the day, Ov. F. 6, 567.—
D. Pallantĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Pallas, Pallantian: “Pallantius heros,” i. e. Evander, Ov. F. 5, 647.
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