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Pompĭlĭus , a, of a Roman gens. The most celebrated is Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome, Hor. C. 1, 12, 34; Ov. F. 2, 69; Liv. 1, 18.—Hence,
A. Pom-pĭlĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Pompilius, Pompilian: “sanguis,” i.e. descendants of Numa Pompilius, Hor. A. P. 292.—
B. Pompĭlĭānus , a, um, adj., Pompilian: “curia,built by Numa, Vop. Aur. 41: “indigitamenta,Arn. 2, 95.
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    • Horace, Ars Poetica, 292
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 18
    • Ovid, Fasti, 2
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