Propertius, Elegies

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  • Academy, Plato’s: 3.21.25
  • Acanthis (‘Spiky’), a bawd and witch: 4.5.63
  • Achaemenius, adj. from Achaemenes, an ancient king of Persia, hence Persian: 2.13.1
  • Achaia, heroic Greece: 2.28.53
  • Achelous, a river in Aetolia, which fought Hercules over Deianira: 2.34.33
  • Acheron, a river of the underworld: 3.5.13
  • Achilles, son of Peleus: 2.1.37; 3.39; 8.29; 9.9, 13; 22.29: 3.18.27:4.11.39, 40. See also Haemonius, Pthius
  • Achivi, the Greeks: 2.8.31: 3.18.29
  • Acron, Sabine king of Caenina: 4.10.7, 9, 15
  • Actiacus, adj. from Actium, a promonotory of the Ambracian gulf, the scene of Octavian’s decisive victory over Antony: 2.15.44
  • Actius = Actiacus: 2.1.34; 16.38; 34.61: 4.6.17, 67
  • Admetus, husband of Alcestis, who died to prolong his life: 2.6.23
  • Adonis, Cyprian youth beloved by Venus: 2.13.53
  • Adrastus, leader of the Seven against Thebes: 2.34.37
  • Adryades, nymphs of woods and springs: 1.20.12
  • adynata (impossibilities of nature adduced to prove the impossibility of somethingelse): 1.15.29f: 2.3.5ff; 15.31ff: 3.19.5ff
  • Aeacus, son of Jupiter, a judge of the underworld (as were his brothers Minos [q.v.] and Rhadamanthus): 2.20.30: 4.11.19
  • Αeaeus, adj. from Aeaea, the island of Circe, hence of Circe: 2.32.4; used in error at 3.12.31, where Calypso is meant
  • Aegaeus, adj., Aegean (sea): 1.6.2: 3.7.57; 24.12
  • Aegyptus, Egypt: 2.1.31, 33.15
  • Aelia Galla: 3.12.38. See also Galla
  • Aemilia, a Vestal whose chastity was questioned when the sacred fire went out: after praying to the goddess to demonstrate her innocence, she put her robe to the ashes, and the fire immediately blazed up: vel cui ... 4.11.53
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