Definition of Belides
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LNS
Bēlīdēs, Bēlīdae
Belus
Βηλίδης
noun (m., 1st Greek declension)
  1. a male descendant of Belus
Abbreviations
Bēlus, i, m., = Βῆλος; Heb. . An Asiatic king of a primitive age, builder of Babylon and founder of the Babylonian kingdom, Verg. A. 1, 621; 1, 729 sq.: priscus, Ov. M. 4, 213 (like Βῆλος ὁ ἀρχαῖος, Aelian. V. H. 13, 3).

— An Indian deity, compared with Hercules of the Greeks, Cic. N. D. 3, 16, 42; cf. Robinson, Dict., under .

— A king of Egypt, father of Danaus and Aegyptus.

— Derivv. Bēlīdes, ae (for the length of the i, cf. Prisc. p. 584 P.), m., = Βηλίδης, a male descendant of Belus: Belidae fratres, i. e. Danaus and Aegyptus, Stat. Th. 6, 291: surge, age, Belide, de tot modo fratribus unus, i. e. Lynceus, son of Aegyptus, Ov. H. 14, 73: Palamedes, Verg. A. 2, 82 (septimo gradu a Belo originem ducens, Serv.).

— Bēlis, idis, f., and usu. in plur., Bēlides, um, the granddaughters of Belus, the Belides, = Danaides (v. Danaus), Ov. Tr. 3, 1, 62; id. A. A. 1, 74; id. M. 4, 463; 10, 44.

— Bēlias, adis, f., = Belis, Sen. Herc. Oet. 961.

— Beli oculus, a precious stone, cat's-eye, a species of onyx, Plin. 37, 10, 55, § 149.

— A river of Galilee, on the borders of Phaenicia, now Nahr Naaman, Plin. 5, 19, 17, § 75; Tac. H. 5, 7.
 
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