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Clārĭus, a, um, v. Claros, II.

Clărŏs, i, f., = Κλάρος,

  1. I. a small town in Ionia, near Colophon, celebrated for a temple and an oracle of Apollo, now the village Zilleh, Ov M. 1, 516; cf. Tac. A. 2, 54.
  2. II. Clărĭus, a, um, adj., of or pertaining to Claros, Clarian.
    1. A. As an epithet of Apollo: Clarii Apollinis fanum, specus, oraculum, simulacrum, Mel. 1, 17, 2; Plin. 2, 103, 106, § 232; Tac. A. 2, 54; 12, 22: deus, Ov. A. A. 2, 80; id. M. 11, 413; id. F. 1, 20.
      Subst.: Clărĭus, ii, m., Apollo, Verg. A. 3, 360 Serv.; Stat. Th. 8, 199.
    2. B. As an epithet of the poet Antimachus. of Colophon (prob. since claros was near Colophon, and, as devoted to Apollo, it appeared a suitable appel. of a poet), Ov. Tr. 1, 6, 1 Jahn (but in Cic. Brut. 51, 191, the best read. is: Antimachum, clarum poëtam).