Definition of Ariadna
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LNS
Ariadna, Ariadnae
Ariadna
Ἀριάδνη
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. daughter of Minos, king of Crete, who extricated Theseus from the Labyrinth, and accompanied him on his return to Greece, but was deserted by him at Naxos, where Bacchus fell in love with her and placed her crown as a constellation in the heavens
Abbreviations
Ariadna, ae (nom. Ariadna, Cat. 64, 54; Prop. 2, 3, 18; Ov. A. A. 3, 35: Ariadne, Hyg. Fab. 255; 270: gen. ARIADNES, Corp. Inscr. 5, 3782: acc. Ariadnen, Hyg. Fab. 43; 224: abl. Ariadne, id. ib. 42), f., = Ἀριάδνη, daughter of Minos, king of Crete, who extricated Theseus from the Labyrinth, and accompanied him on his return to Greece, but was deserted by him at Naxos, where Bacchus fell in love with her and placed her crown as a constellation in the heavens, Ov. A. A. 3, 35 (cf. id. H. 10); id. F. 3, 462; Prop. 3, 17, 8; 2, 3, 18.

—Also in prose, Mel. 2, 7, 12.

—Hence, Ariadnae-us, a, um, adj., = Ἀριαδναῖος, of or pertaining to Ariadne, Ariadnaean: sidus, Ov. F. 5, 346: corona, Manil. 5, 21.
 
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