Definition of Oebalus
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Oebalus, Oebalī
Oebalus
Οἴβαλος
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a king of Sparta, the father of Tyndarus and grandfather of Helen, under whose guidance the Parthenians went to Lower Italy and founded Tarentum
  2. A king of Caprea, son of Telon
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Oebalus, i, m., = Οἴβαλος, a king of Sparta, the father of Tyndarus and grandfather of Helen, under whose guidance the Parthenians went to Lower Italy and founded Tarentum, Hyg. Fab. 78.

— A king of Caprea, son of Telon, Verg. A. 7, 734.

—Hence, Oebalides, ae, m., = Οἰβαλίδης, a male descendant of Oebalus, an Oebalide, Spartan: Oebalides puer, i. e. Hyacinthus, Ov. Ib. 590: Laberis, Oebalide, i. e. Hyacinthe, id. M. 10, 196: Oebalides, i. e. Pollux, Val. Fl. 4, 293.

—In plur.: Oeba-lidae, ārum, m., Castor and Pollux, Ov. F. 5, 705.

— Oebalis, idis, f. adj. Of or belonging to Oebalus, Oebalian, Spartan: applicor in terras, Oebali nympha, tuas, i. e. Helen, Ov. H. 16, 126

— Italian, Roman: Oebalides matres, Ov. F. 3, 230.

— Oebalius, a, um, adj., = Οἰβάλιος. Of or belonging to Oebalus, Oebalian, Spartan: Oebalii fratres, i. e. Castor and Pollux, Stat. S. 3, 2, 9: alumnus, i. e. Pollux, Val. Fl. 1, 422: manus. of Castor, id. ib. 6, 220; puer, i. e. Hyacinthus, Mart. 14, 173, 2: vulnus, of Hyacinthus, Ov. M. 13, 396: paelex, Helen, id. R. Am. 458: amores, of Helen, Stat. S. 2, 6, 27: magister, Pollux, Stat. Th. 6, 822.

— Sabine, Ov. F. 1, 260.
 
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