Definition of Ancyra
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LNS
Ancȳra, Ancȳrae
Ancyra
Ἄγκυρα
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. A town in Galatia
  2. Angora
  3. A town in Phrygia
Abbreviations
Ancȳra, ae, f., = Ἄγκυρα. A town in Galatia, now Angora, where was a marble temple of Augustus, built in his lifetime, Liv. 38, 24; Curt. 3, 1; Plin. 5, 32, 42, § 146; Claud. in Eutr. 2, 98.

— A town in Phrygia, Plin. 5, 32, 41, § 145.

—Whence, Ancȳrānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Ancyra, Claud. in Eutr. 2, 416: Marmor or Monumentum Ancyranum, a Latin inscription on the inside of the antae of the temple of Augustus, containing a record of his deeds, being a copy of the bronze tablets placed in front of his Mausoleum; cf. Suet. Aug. 101, and Wolf, Suet. II. p. 369 sq.; cf. Bahr, Lit. Gesch. p. 286.
 
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