Definition of Achivi
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LNS
Achīvī
Achivus
adverb
  1. the Greeks
  2. kings are guilty of, their subjects must suffer for
  3. whatever errors the great commit, the people must atone for
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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