Definition of Eretria
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LNS
Eretria, Eretriae
Eretria
Ἐρετρία
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. The principal city on the island of Euboea, the birthplace of the philosopher Menedemus
  2. Palaeo Castro
Abbreviations
Eretria, ae, f., = Ἐρετρία. The principal city on the island of Euboea, the birthplace of the philosopher Menedemus, now Palaeo Castro, Plaut. Merc. 3, 4, 59; Mel. 2, 7, 9; Plin. 4, 12, 21, § 64; Cic. Ac. 2, 42; Liv. 32, 16; 35, 38 al.

— Derivv., Eretrius, a, um, adj., Eretrian: creta, Plin. 33, 13, 57, § 163; so, terra, Cels. 5, 15; 6, 3.

—Subst.: Eretria, ae, f., Plin. 35, 6, 21, § 38; Vitr. 7, 14.

— Eretri-ensis, e, adj., of Eretria: Gongylus, Nep. Paus. 2.

—Subst., Eretrienses, ium, m., the inhabitants of Eretria, Liv. 35, 38.

— Eretriaci, ōrum, m., philosophers of the school of Menedemus, Cic. Ac. 2, 42, 109.

—Also called, Eretrici, ōrum., m., Cic. de Or. 3, 17; Sen. Ep. 88 fin.

—In sing.: Eretricus, an Eretrian philosopher, Cic. Tusc. 5, 39.

— A city of Thessaly, in Phthiotis, now Tzangli, Liv. 32, 13; 33, 6.
 
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