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Tīthōnus or -nos , i, m., = Τιθωνός,
I.son of Laomedon, consort of Aurora, and father of Memnon; endowed with immortality, and changed at last, after reaching a decrepit old age, into a cicada, Cic. Sen. 1, 3; Verg. A. 4, 585; Ov. F. 6, 473; Hor. C. 2, 16, 30; 1, 28, 8: “Tithoni conjux,Ov. H. 17 (18), 111.—Hence,
A. Tīthōnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Tithonus, Tithonian: “conjux,” i. e. Aurora, Ov. F. 3, 403.—Called also, absol.: Tīthōnia , Ov. F. 4, 943; Val. Fl. 1, 311; 3, 1; Stat. Th. 12, 3: “senectus,id. S. 4, 3, 151. —
B. Tīthōnaeus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Tithonus: “Memnon,Avien. Perieg. 368. —
C. Tīthōnis , ĭdis, f., the wife of Tithonus, i. e. Aurora, Stat. S. 5, 1, 34.
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