Definition of Agathyrsus
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Orthography ID = 2001831
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LNS
Agathyrsus, Agathyrsī
Agathyrsi
Ἀγάθυρσοι
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a Scythian people, who commonly painted their faces and limbs
Abbreviations
Agathyrsi, ōrum, m., = Ἀγάθυρσοι, a Scythian people (in what is now Transylvania, and the Bannat of Temeswar) who commonly painted their faces and limbs; hence Vergil: picti Agathyrsi, A. 4, 146; cf. Plin. 4, 12, 26; and Mel. 2, 1.
 
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