Definition of Theseus, Theseei, Theseeos
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LNS
Thēseus, Thēseus
(Thēseeī, Thēseei)
(Thēseeos, Thēseeos)
Theseus, Theseei, Theseeos
Θησεύς,
noun (m., indeclinable declension)
  1. a king of Athens, son of Aegeus, and Aethra
  2. husband of Ariadne, and afterwards of Phaedra
  3. father of Hippolytus, by the Amazon Hippolyte
  4. friend of Pirithous
  5. conqueror of the highway-robbers Periphetes
  6. Sinnis, and of the Minotaur
Abbreviations
Thēseus (dissyl.), -ei;, and -eos, m., = Θησεύς, a king of Athens, son of Aegeus (acc. to others, of Neptune) and Aethra; husband of Ariadne, and afterwards of Phaedra; father of Hippolytus, by the Amazon Hippolyte; friend of Pirithous; conqueror of the highway-robbers Periphetes, Sinnis, etc., and of the Minotaur, Ov. M. 7, 433 sq.; id. H. 10, 3; Stat. Th. 12, 576; Cic. N. D. 3, 18, 45; 3, 31, 76; id. Fin. 1, 20, 65; Prop. 2, 14 (3, 6), 7; Ov. F. 6, 737; Verg. A. 6, 618; Hor. C. 4, 7, 27 al.

—Hence, Thēsēus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Theseus, Thesean: carina, Prop. 1, 3, 1: laus, Ov. M. 8, 263: fides, id. Tr. 1, 3, 66: crimen, i. e. the desertion of Ariadne, id. F. 3, 460; id. A. A. 3, 459.

—Transf., poet., for Athenian: via, Prop. 3 (4), 21, 24: Hymettus, Mart. 13, 104, 1: favi, id. 4, 13, 4.

— Thē-sēius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Theseus: heros, i. e. Hippolytus, Ov. M. 15, 492: dicta, Stat. Th. 12, 681: Troezen, ruled by the ancestors of Theseus, id. ib. 4, 81.

— Thēsīdes, ae, m., the offspring of Theseus, i. e. Hippolytus, Ov. H. 4, 65; Aus. Epigr. 20.

— Transf., poet., for an Athenian, Verg. G. 2, 383.

— Thēsēis, idis, f., the title of a poem concerning Theseus, Juv. 1, 2.
 
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