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Lewis : Athenae

Athenae, Ăthēnae, ārum, f., = Ἀθῆναι . Athens, the capital of Attica, Cic. Off. 1, 1, 1; id. Leg. 2, 14, 36; Plin. 7, 56, 57, § 194; Hor. S. 1, 1, 64; Juv. 3, 80; Vulg. Act. 17, 15; 17, 16; ib. 1 Thess. 3, 1 al.; cf. Mann. Gr. p. 308 sq., the Grecian city of the Muses, Cic. Fl. 26.—Hence sometimes meton. for intelligence, Juv. 15, 110; and Athenae Novae, as an appel. of honor for Mediolanum, Plin. Ep. 4, 13.

The name of other cities in Laconia, Caria, Eubœa, Acarnania, Italy, Arabia, etc., Varr. L. L. 8, § 35 Müll.; Liv. 45, 16 al.