Definition of Appias
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LNS
Appias, Appiadis
applus
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. An epithet of the nympi at the fountain of Aqua Appia
  2. her statues
  3. An epithet of Minerva
Abbreviations
Appias, adis, f. id.. An epithet of the nympi at the fountain of Aqua Appia (v. Applus), whose waters gushed forth near the temple of Venus: Non illas lites Appias ipsa probat, Ov. R. Am. 660; id. A. A. 1, 82.

—Hence, transf., to her statues, found at the neighboring temple of Venus: Appiadesque deae, Ov. A. A. 3, 452.

— An epithet of Minerva, given by Cicero jestingly, to flatter Appius Pulcher, in imitation of the appellative Pallas, Cic. Fam. 3, 1 Manut.
 
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