Definition of Leptitanus
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LNS
Leptitānus, Leptitāna, Leptitānum
Leptis
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. adj., of
Abbreviations
Leptis, is (abl. Lepte, Cod. Just. 1, 27, 2, § 1), f., = Λέπτις, the name of two cities on the coast of Africa. Leptis Magna, situated on the Great Syrtis, now Lebdah, Mel. 1, 7, 5; Plin. 5, 4, 3, § 25; Sall. J. 19, 3; 77, 1; Dig. 50, 15, 8, § 11.

—Hence, Lep-timagnensis, e, adj., of Leptis Magna: civitas, Cod. Just. 1, 27, 2.

— Leptis Minor, near Hadrumetum, the birthplace of the emperor Septimius Severus, near the modern Lamta, Mel. 1, 7, 2; Sall. J. 19, 1; Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 59, § 155; Liv. 30, 25 fin.; 34, 62.

Hence, Leptitānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Leptis, Leptitan.

—Absol.: Leptitāni, ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Leptis, Caes. B. C. 2, 38; Sall. J. 77; 79; Tac. H. 4, 50.
 
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