Definition of Tempe
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Orthography ID = 2058911
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LNS
Tempē
Tempe
Τέμπη, τἁ
adjective (indeclinable)
  1. a charming valley in Thessaly, through which ran the river Peneus, between Olympus and Ossa, valley of Lykostomo
  2. Dereli
Abbreviations
Tempē, indecl. plur. n., = Τέμπη, τἁ Lit., a charming valley in Thessaly, through which ran the river Peneus, between Olympus and Ossa, now valley of Lykostomo or Dereli, Mel. 2, 3, 2; Plin. 4, 8, 15, § 31; 16, 44, 92, § 244; Liv. 44, 6; 33, 35; Hor. C. 1, 7; 4; 1, 21, 9; 3, 1, 24: Peneia, Verg. G. 4, 317; Ov. M. 7, 222.

— Transf., of other beautiful valleys: frigida, Verg. G. 2, 469; Ov. F. 4, 477; id. Am. 1, 1, 15: Cycneia, id. M. 7, 371; Stat. Th. 1, 485 (cf. written as Greek: Reatini me ad sua τέμπη duxerunt, Cic. Att. 4, 15, 5).
 
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