Definition of Bithynis
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LNS
Bīthȳnis, Bīthȳnidis
Bithyni
Βιθυνίς
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A Bithynian woman
  2. A town on the island
  3. in the
  4. An otherwise unknown town in Thrace
Abbreviations
Bīthȳnia, ae, f., = Βιθυνία, a very fruitful province in Asia Minor, between the Propontis and the Black Sea, where the Romans carried on a considerable trade (its inhabitants were, acc. to Herod. 7, 75, Thracians, who had wandered there), now Ejalet Anadoli, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 11, § 27; id. Agr. 2, 18, 40; id. Imp. Pomp. 2, 5; id. Fam. 13, 9, 1; 12, 13, 3; Plin. 5, 32, 43, § 148; Tac. A. 1, 74; 16, 18; Flor. 3, 5, 6 and 12; Claud. in Eutr. 2, 247; Vulg. Act. 16, 7.

— Derivv. Bīthȳnicus, a, um, adj., Bithynian, of Bithynia: societas, Cic. Fam. 13, 9, 2: civitates, Plin. Ep. 10, 115: Nicomedes, Flor. 3, 5, 3: Volusius, Juv. 15, 1.

—Also an agnomen of Q. Pompeius, as conqueror of Bithynia, Fest. s. v. rutrum, p. 223; Cic. Brut. 68, 240.

—And of the son of the same, Cic. Fam. 6, 16; 6, 17; 16, 23, 1.

— Bīthȳnius, a, um, adj., Bithynian: Diophanes, Col. 1, 1, 10.

—And in plur.: Bīthȳnii, ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Bithynia, Plin. 7, 16, 15, § 69.

— Bīthȳ-nus (once Bithȳnus, Juv. 7, 15 Jahn), a, um, adj., Bithynian: carina, Hor. C. 1, 35, 7: mare, Tac. A. 2, 60: tyrannus, Juv. 10, 162: equites, id. 7, 15: caseus, Plin. 11, 42, 97, § 241: negotia, Hor. Ep. 1, 6, 33.

—And in plur.: Bīthȳni, ōrum, m., = Βιθυνοί, the inhabitants of Bithynia, Mel. 1, 2, 6; 1, 19, 1; 2, 7, 2; Plin. 5, 32, 41, § 145; 5, 32, 43, § 150; Tac. A. 12, 22; 14, 46; Claud. in Eutr. 1, 201; 2, 239 and 467.

Bīthȳ-nis, idis, f., = Βιθυνίς. A Bithynian woman, Ov. Am. 3, 6, 25.

— A town on the island Thynias, in the Pontus Euxinus, Mel. 2, 7, 2.

— An otherwise unknown town in Thrace, Mel. 2, 2, 6.

— Bīthȳ-nion, ii, n., = Βιθύνιον, a town in Bithynia, afterwards called Claudiopolis, Plin. 5, 32, 43, § 149.
 
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