Definition of Thapsus, Thapsos
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LNS
Thapsus, Thapsī
(Thapsos, -)
Thapsus, Thapsos
Θάψος.
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A peninsula and city in Sicily
  2. Magnisi
  3. A city in Africa Propria, famed for Caesar's victory over the partisans of Pompey
  4. Baltah
Abbreviations
Thapsus or -os, i, f., = Θάψος. A peninsula and city in Sicily, now Magnisi, Ov. F. 4, 477; Verg. A. 3, 689; Sil. 14, 206.

— A city in Africa Propria, famed for Caesar's victory over the partisans of Pompey, now Baltah, Plin. 5, 4, 3, § 25; Liv. 33, 48; Auct. B. Afr. 28, 1; 44, 1; 46, 4; 79, 3; 80, 2.

—Hence, Thapsitāni, ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Thapsus, Auct. B. Afr. 97, 2.
 
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