Definition of Elea
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LNS
Elea, Eleae
Elea
Ἐλέα
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a city of Lucania, the birth-place of Parmenides and Zeno, the founders of the Eleatic philosophy
Abbreviations
Elea, ae, f., = Ἐλέα, a city of Lucania, the birth-place of Parmenides and Zeno, the founders of the Eleatic philosophy, in Lat. also called Velia, Cic. N. D. 3, 33, 82.

— Hence, Zeno Eleātes, of Elea, Cic. Tusc. 2, 22, 52; and: Eleātici philosophi, Eleatic, id. Ac. 2, 42, 129.
 
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