Definition of Berecyntius, Berecynthus
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LNS
Berecyntius, Berecyntia, Berecyntium
(Berecynthus, Berecyntha, Berecynthum)
Berecyntus
Βερεκύντιος
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Of or pertaining to the mountain Berecyntus
  2. Berecyntian
Abbreviations
Berecyntus, i, m., = Βερέκυντος, a mountain on the banks of the river Sangarius, in Phrygia, sacred to Cybele, Serv. ad Verg. A. 6, 784; 9, 82; Schol. Cruq. ad Hor. C. 4, 1, 22.

— Derivv., the adjj. Berecyntius (Berecynth-), a, um, = Βερεκύντιος. Of or pertaining to the mountain Berecyntus, Berecyntian: tractus, Plin. 5, 29, 29, § 108 (acc. to Pliny, in Caria): juga, Claud. ap. Eutr. 2, 300: mater, i. e. Cybele, Verg. A. 6, 785; Stat. Th. 4, 782; and subst.: Berecyntia, ae, f., Verg. A. 9, 82; Ov. F. 4, 355.

— Of or pertaining to Cybele: heros, i. e. Midas, son of Cybele, Ov. M. 11, 106: Attis, her favorite, Pers. 1, 93: tibia, a flute of a crooked shape (orig. employed only in her festivals), Ov. F. 4, 181; hence, for a curved Phrygian flute, in gen., Hor. C. 3, 19, 18; 4, 1, 22; Ov M. 11, 16; cf. cornu, Hor. C. 1, 18, 13: furores, the madness of the priests of Cybele, Mart. 4, 43, 8.

— Berecyntiades, ae, m., Berecyntian: venator, perh. Attis (v. Attis), Ov. Ib. 506 Heins.

— Berecyntiacus, a, um, = Berecyntius, 2., of or belonging to Cybele: sacerdos, Prud. c. Sym. 2, 51.
 
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