Definition of Achivus
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LNS
Achīvus, Achīva, Achīvum
fr. Achaeus, with the Digamma, Achaefos, Achifus, Achivus
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Achaean
  2. Grecian
Abbreviations
Achīvus, a, um (gen. plur. Achivom, Verg. A. 11, 266), adj. fr. Achaeus, with the Digamma, Achaefos, Achifus, Achivus, Achaean, Grecian (v. Achaia): tellus, Ov. Pont. 1, 4, 33: castra, id. H. 1, 21.

—Hence, Achīvi, the Greeks, Cic. Div. 1, 14: quidquid delirant reges plectuntur Achivi, whatever wrongs the (Grecian) kings are guilty of (before Troy) their subjects must suffer for; but it soon became a general proverb: whatever errors the great commit, the people must atone for, Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 14.
 
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