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antŏnŏmăsĭa , ae, f., = ἀντονομασία,
I.a rhetorical figure, by which, instead of the name, an epithet of a person is employed (e. g. instead of Scipio, Eversor Carthaginis; instead of Achilles, Pelides; “instead of Juno, Saturnia, etc.),Quint. 8, 6, 29; 8, 6, 43.
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    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 8, 6.29
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 8, 6.43
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