Her star was the planet Venus, and classical writers give her the epithet Caelestis and Urania.
He adopted the name Grynaeus from the epithet of Apollo in Virgil.
The name Piyadassi is the official epithet always used by Asoka in his inscriptions when speaking of himself.
One of these was that involved in the practice, now grown almost universal, of bestowing the epithet Oeotokos, "Mother of God," upon Mary the mother of Jesus.
It was simply a covering epithet, and like the word "god" could be transferred from one deity to another.
Terminus was probably in its origin only an epithet of Jupiter.
Here it was that Athena helped Bellerophon to bridle Pegasus; and hence she received the epithet of "the Bridler," Chalinitis.
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.