Definition of Aeolius
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Orthography ID = 2001489
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LNS
Aeolius, Aeoliī
Aeolius
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the Aeolians, the inhabitants of Aeolia, in Asia Minor
  2. Pertaining to the Aeolians
  3. Sappho
  4. Alcaic ode
Abbreviations
Aeolius, a, um, adj., = Αἰόλιος, pertaining to Aeolus, Aeolia, or Aeolis, Aeolian. Pertaining to Aeolus, the god of the winds, or to his posterity; Euri, Ov. Am. 3, 12, 29: venti, Tib. 4, 1, 58: aurum, the golden fleece (of the ram) on which Phrixus and Helle, the grandchildren of Aeolus, fled, Vai. Fl. 8, 79: virgo, i. e. Arne or Canace, Ov. M. 6, 116: postes, i. e. fores domūs Athamantis Aeoli filii, id. ib. 4, 486.

— Pertaining to Aeolia or Aeolis: insulae, Plin. 36, 21, 42, § 154: pontus, Sil. 14, 233.

Aeolii, ōrum, m., = Aeoles, the Aeolians, the inhabitants of Aeolia, in Asia Minor, Vell. 1, 4; Mela, 1, 18, 1.

—Hence, Pertaining to the Aeolians: puella, i. e. Sappho, as a Lesbian woman, Hor. C. 4, 9, 12: carmen, a Sapphic or Alcaic ode, id. ib. 4, 3, 12; cf.: Aeoliis fidibus querentem Sappho, id. ib. 2, 13, 24; lyra, Ov. H. 15, 200: plectrum, Prop. 2, 3, 19.
 
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