Definition of Amyclaeus
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LNS
Amȳclaeus, Amȳclaea, Amȳclaeum
Amyclae
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of Amyclae
  2. Spartan
Abbreviations
Amȳclae, ārum, f., = Ἀμύκλαι. A town in Laconia, in a beautiful, fertile region, the residence of Tyndarus and the birthplace of Castor and Pollux; also renowned on account of its temple and Colossus of Apollo, now Agios Kyriaki, Mart. 9, 104; Ov. M. 8, 314; cf. Mann. Graec. 616.

— An unknown town in Latium, between Cajeta and Tarracina, Verg. A. 10, 564, called tacitae, as being conquered because it was forbidden to announce the approach of an enemy; cf. Serv. ad h. l.; Sil. 8, 35, and Mann. Ital. 1, 681.

—Hence, Derivv. Amȳclaeus, a, um, of Amyclae (in Laconia): canis, Verg. G. 3, 345: fratres, Castor and Pollux, Stat. Th. 7, 413; cf. Ov. H. 8, 71: corona, which were received in pugilistic games, very freq. in Amyclae, Mart. 9, 74.

—Poet for Spartan, Sil. 6, 504.

— Amyclānus, a, um, belonging to Amyclae in Latium, Plin. 14, 6, 8, § 61.
 
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