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Lewis : Pella

Pella, Pella, ae, and Pellē, ēs, f., = Πέλλα, a city of remote antiquity in Macedonia, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, now Alaklisi, or Apostolus, Plin. 4, 10, 17, § 34; Liv. 44, 46; 36, 7; 42, 51; Cic. Att. 3, 8, 2.

Hence, Pellaeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Pella, Pellœan. Lit.: unus Pellaeo juveni non sufficit orbis, i.e. for Alexander, Juv. 10, 168; also: ductor, Luc. 3, 233: tyrannus, Mart. 9, 44, 7: Pellaeus Eoum qui domuit Porum, Claud. II. Cons. Honor. 373: Pellaeo ponte Niphaten adstrinxit, Sil. 13, 765: Pellaei proles vesana Philippi, Luc. 10, 20.

Transf. Macedonian: gladius, Luc. 9, 1073: sarissae, id. 8, 298: aula, Claud. II. Cons. Stil. 32.

Alexandrian (because Alexander founded Alexandria, in Egypt): Pellaeae arces, Luc. 9, 153: muri, id. 10, 511: gula (because the Alexandrians were famous gourmands), Mart. 13, 85.

In a gen. sense, Egyptian: Pellaei gens fortunata Canopi, Verg. G. 4, 287: puer, i.e. Ptolemy, Luc. 8, 607; also: rex, id. 9, 1016; cf. diadema, id. 5, 60: sceptra, Sil. 11, 383: domus, the palace of the Ptolemies, Luc. 8, 475.