Definition of Barcaeus
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Orthography ID = 2006171
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LNS
Barcaeus, Barcaea, Barcaeum
Barcini
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of Barcas
  2. Barcaean
Abbreviations
Barcas (Barca), ae, m., = Βάρκας [, a gleaming, or a gleaming sword, as an epithet of heroes; cf. Gesenius, Gesch. d. Hebr. Spr. und Schr, p. 229], ancestor of a distinguished family in Carthage to which Hamilcar and Hannibal belonged, hence, a surname of Hamilcar, Nep. Ham. 1, 1.

— Hence, Derivv Barcīnus, a, um, adj., of Barcas, or pertaining to the family or party of Barcas: familia Barcina, Liv. 23, 13, 6: factio, id. 21, 9, 4.

—Subst.: Bar-cīni, ōrum, m., the Barcini, Liv 21, 3, 3.

— Poet.: Barcina clades, near the river Metaurus, where Hasdrubal was conquered and slain, Sid. Carm. 2, 532.

Bar-caeus, a, um, adj., of Barcas, Barcaean: juvenis, i. e. Hannibal, Sil. 10, 355; 12, 200.
 
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