Definition of Lycoorgides
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Lycoorgīdēs, Lycoorgīdae
Lycurgides
noun (m., 1st Greek declension)
  1. Ancaeus
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Lycurgus, i, m., = Λυκοῦργος. Son of Dryas, king of the Edones, who prohibited the worship of Bacchus to his subjects, and ordered all the vines to be destroyed, Ov. M. 4, 22; Prop. 4, 16, 23; Stat. Th. 4, 386; Hor. C. 2, 19, 16; Hyg. Fab. 132; 242.

— Son of Pheres, a king of Nemea, Stat. Th. 5, 39.

— Son of Aleus and Neaera, and father of Ancaeus, a king of Arcadia; hence, Ly-curgīdes, ae, m., a male descendant of Lycurgus, i. e. Ancaeus, Ov. Ib. 503; and: Lycoorgīdes, ae, m., the same, Prisc. 584 P.

— The famous lawgiver of the Spartans, Cic. Div. 1, 43, 96; id. Rep. 2, 1; 2, 9, 5 sq.; id. Off. 1, 22, 76; Vell. 1, 6, 3 et saep.

— An Athenian orator, the contemporary and friend of Demosthenes, famed for his incorruptible integrity, Cic. Brut. 34, 130; id. de Or. 2, 23, 94.

—Transf., for a severe magistrate: Lycurgos invenisse se praedicabat et Cassios, columina justitiae prisca, Amm. 30, 8, 13.

—Hence, Lycur-gēi, ōrum, m., = Λυκούργειοι, disciples of Lycurgus, inflexibly severe: nosmetipsi, qui Lycurgei a principio fuissemus, cotidie demitigamur, Cic. Att. 1, 13, 3.
 
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