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  • He is said to have been vain and fat, and to have been so fond of display that he was nicknamed Pompicus, or the Showy (unless the epithet refers to his literary style).
  • In other writers the word is a mere epithet of Apollo in his capacity as a god of healing (cf.
  • In Homer the word IitFoves occurs as a name of inhabitants of Attica, with the epithet (Il.
  • He adopted the name Grynaeus from the epithet of Apollo in Virgil.
  • Napoleon apparently remembered seeing him on the battlefield and, addressing him, again used the epithet "young man" that was connected in his memory with Prince Andrew.

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