Definition of Apamea, Apameia
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Apamēa, Apamēae
(Apamēīa, Apamēīae)
Apamea, Apameia
Ἀπάμεια
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. One of the most distinguished towns in Caele-Syria, on the Orontes
  2. Afamiah
  3. Famit
  4. Famieh
  5. A town in Bithynia
  6. Moudania
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Apamēa or -īa, ae, f., = Ἀπάμεια. One of the most distinguished towns in Caele-Syria, on the Orontes, in the Middle Ages, Afamiah or Famit, now Famieh, Liv. 38, 13 (where there is an allusion to the origin of the name), Cassiod. ap. Cic. Fam. 12, 12; Plin. 5, 23, 19, § 81; cf. Mann. Syr. 360.

— A town in Bithynia, earlier called Myrlea, now Moudania, Plin. 5, 32, 40, § 143; cf. Mann. Asia Min. 3, 560.

— A town in Phrygia the Great, now Dineir, Cic. Att. 5, 16; id. Fam. 2, 17; Plin. 5, 29, 29, § 106; cf. Mann. Asia Min. 3, 120 and 122.

—Hence, Derivv. Apamēensis or Apa-mensis, e, adj., pertaining to Apamea (in Phrygia Major): forum Apamense, Cic. Att. 5, 21: civitas, id. Fam. 5, 20, 2.

— Apa-mēnus, a, um, adj., the same: regio, Plin. 5, 29, 31, § 113: vinum, id. 14, 7, 9, § 75.

— Apamēus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Apamea (in Bithynia); hence, Apamēi, ōrum, m., its inhabitants, Trajan. ap. Plin. Ep. 10, 57.
 
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