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Λιμός), the Latin Fames, or personification of hunger. Hesiod (Hes. Th. 227) describes hunger as the offspring of Eris or Discord. A poetical description of Fames occurs in Ovid (Ov. Met. 8.800, &c.), and Virgil (Aen. 6.276) places it, along with other monsters, at the entrance of Orcus.


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    • Hesiod, Theogony, 227
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 8.800
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