Definition of Nyseius
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LNS
Nȳsēius, Nȳsēia, Nȳsēium
Nyseis
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. adj., Nysaean
  2. Bacchic
Abbreviations
Nȳsa (Nyssa), ae, f., = Νῦσα, the name of several cities. A city in Caria, on the slope of Mount Messogis, the modern Nasli or Sultan-hissar, Plin. 5, 29, 29, § 108.

— A city in Palestine, the modern El Baisan, Plin. 5, 18, 16, § 74.

— A city in India, on Mount Meros, the birthplace of Bacchus, Verg. A. 6, 805; Mel. 3, 7; Plin. 6, 21, 23, § 79; Curt. 8, 10; cf. Just. 12, 7, 6; cf.: celso Nysae de vertice.

— Hence, Ny-saeus, a, um, adj. Of or belonging to Nysa in Caria.

—Nysaei, ōrum, m., the Nysaeans, Cic. Fam. 13, 64, 1.

— Of or belonging to Nysa, in India; poet. for Bacchic: chori, Prop. 3, 15 (4, 16), 22: palmes, Sil. 7, 198: Hydaspes, Luc. 8, 227: cacumina Gauri, Sil. 12, 160.

— Nȳsēis, idis, adj. f., Nysaean, i. e. Bacchic: Nymphae Nyseides, who reared Bacchus, Ov. F. 3, 769.

Nȳsēius, a, um, adj., Nysaean, i.e. Bacchic: juga Nyseia, Luc. 8, 801.

— Nȳseus (dissyl.), ei and eos, m., an epithet of Bacchus, Ov. M. 4, 13.

— Nȳsi-acus, a, um, adj., Nysaean, i. e. Bacchic, Mart. Cap. 2, § 98.

— Nȳsias, adis, adj. f., Nysaean: Nysiades Nymphae, Ov. F. 3, 769.

— Nȳsigena, ae, m., born in Nysa: cum Nysigenis Silenis, Cat. 64, 252.

— Nȳsius, a, um, adj., Nysian: quam (hederam) quidam Nysiam, alii Bacchicam vocant, Plin. 16, 34, 62, § 147; also, an epithet of Bacchus: Nysius et Semeleius Liber, Arn. 5, 176; Cic. Fl. 25, 60.
 
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