Definition of Nemesis
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LNS
Nemesis, Nemesis and ios
Nemesis
Νέμεσις
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. the goddess of justice
  2. the Sun
  3. Leda
Abbreviations
Nemesis, is and ios, f., = Νέμεσις, the goddess of justice, who punishes human pride and arrogance; also called Adrastea and Rhamnusia (v. h. vv.): ne poenas Nemesis reposcat a te, Cat. 50, 18: Graecam Nemesin invocantes, Plin. 28, 2, 5, § 22: post aurem Nemesios, id. 11, 45, 103, § 251.

—Voc.: Nemesis, Aus. Idyll. 8, 41.

—Sometimes identical with Fortuna: DEAE NEMESI SIVE FORTVNAE, Inscr. Grut. 80, 1.

—Acc. to Macr. S. 1, 22, Nemesis is the Sun; acc. to Lact. 1, 21, 23, she is Leda, who was removed to heaven after her death.
 
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