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Mĕlĭcerta and Mĕlĭcertes , ae, m., = Μελικέρτης,
I.son of Ino and the Theban king Athamas. His mother, pursued by her husband in his madness, threw herself into the sea with Melicerta, who became a seagod, called by the Greeks Palaemon, and by the Romans Portunus, Ov. M. 4, 522; cf. Verg. G. 1, 437; Ov. F. 6, 485 sq.; Pers. 5, 103.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 4.522
    • Vergil, Georgics, 1.437
    • Persius, Saturae, 5
    • Ovid, Fasti, 6
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