Definition of Battiades
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Orthography ID = 2006299
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LNS
Battiadēs, Battiadae
Battus
noun (m., 1st Greek declension)
  1. an inhabitant of Cyrene
  2. A herdsman of Neleus, in Triphylia, near Elis, in the Peloponnesus, who, on account of his betraying a theft of Mercury, was transformed by him into the stone
Abbreviations
Battus, i, m., = Βάττος. A name given to Aristotle of Thera, the founder of Cyrene, Sil. 8, 57; 17, 591; Just. 13, 7, 1.

— Hence, Battiades, ae, m., an inhabitant of Cyrene, Sil. 2, 61; 3, 252; 17, 592; and, κατ̓ ἐξοχήν, the poet Callimachus, a native of Cyrene, Cat. 65, 16; Ov. Tr. 2, 367; id. Ib. 55; id. Am. 1, 15, 13; Stat. S. 5, 3, 157.

— A herdsman of Neleus, in Triphylia, near Elis, in the Peloponnesus, who, on account of his betraying a theft of Mercury, was transformed by him into the stone Index, Ov. M. 2, 688 sq.
 
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