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Thĕrapnae (Thĕramnae ), ārum, = Θεράπναι, or -ē , ēs, f., = Θεράπνη,
I.a small town in Laconia, the birthplace of Helen, Mel. 2, 3, 4; Stat. S. 4, 8, 53.—Hence, Thĕ-rapnaeus (Thĕramn- ), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Therapnæ, Therapnæan; in the poets for Laconian, Spartan: “rus,Ov. H. 15 (16), 196: “marita,” i. e. Helen, id. A. A. 3, 49: “fratres,” i. e. Castor and Pollux, Stat. Th. 7, 793; cf.: “membra Therapnaea resolutus gymnade Pollux,id. S. 4, 2, 48: “Amyclae,Mart. 9, 104, 5.—And, as the Tarentines were an off-shoot from the Laconians, sometimes also for Tarentine: “Galesus,Stat. S. 2, 2, 111.—For the same reason, also for Sabine: “sanguine Clausi,Sil. 8, 414.
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