Definition of Amathus
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LNS
Amathūs, Amathuntis
Amathus
Ἀμαθοῦς
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a town in the southern part of Cyprus
  2. Old Limasol
  3. Agios Tychanos
Abbreviations
Amathūs, untis, f., = Ἀμαθοῦς (acc. Gr. Amathunta, Ov. M. 10, 220), a town in the southern part of Cyprus, consisting of two ports, one on the coast, now Old Limasol, and the other on a hill inland, now Agios Tychanos, Verg. A. 10, 51; Ov. M. 10, 220; sacred to Venus, who is hence called Amathūsia, Ov. Am. 3, 15, 15; Cat. 68, 51; Tac. A. 3, 62.

—Hence, Amathūsia-cus, a, um, of Amathus: bidentes, Ov. M. 10, 227 Merk. (Heins. reads Amathusiadas, from Amathusias, adis.)
 
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