Definition of Thracius
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LNS
Thrācius, Thrāciī
Thracia
noun (., unknown declension)
  1. of or belonging to Thrace
  2. Thracian
  3. Orpheus
Abbreviations
Thrācia and Thrēcia, ae, f., = Θρᾴκη, Thrace, Mel. 2, 2, 3; Plin. 4, 11, 18, § 40; Varr. R. R. 1, 57, 2; 2, 1, 5; Liv. 44, 27; Ov. M. 6, 435; Luc. 2, 162.

Called also, after the Greek, Thrācē, ēs, Cic. Rep. 2, 4, 9; Ov. F. 5, 257; id. P. 4, 5, 5; Hor. C. 2, 16, 5; 3, 25, 11; and, Latinized, Thrāca, ae, Verg. A. 12, 335; Hor. Ep. 1, 3, 3; 1, 16, 13; Cic. Fragm. ap. Serv. Verg. l. l. (but the Cod. palimps. Rep. 2, 4, 9, has in this passage Thracia).

—After the Greek form Θρῄκη, also Thrēcē, ēs, Ov. A. A. 2, 588.

— Hence, Thrācius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Thrace, Thracian: ventus, Hor. C. 1, 25, 11: animae, id. ib. 4, 12, 2: equus, Verg. A. 5, 565: Orpheus, id. E. 4, 55.

—Also absol., Thracius, i. e. Orpheus, Stat. S. 3, 3, 193: Threcia Bacche, Ov. Am. 1, 14, 21: notae, Cic. Off. 2, 7, 25 Orell. N. cr.

— Thrācus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Thrace, Thracian: palus, Val. Fl. 2, 201: natio, Gell. 10, 25, 4: homo, id. 19, 12, 6 sq.

—‡ Thrā-cicus, a, um, adj. (late Lat.), of or belonging to Thrace, Thracian: BELLO, Inscr. Fabr. p. 172, 332.

—In the Graecized collat. form, Thrēcicus, a, um: lingua, Capitol. Max. § 2.

— Thrēicius, a, um, adj., = Θρῄκιος, of or belonging to Thrace, Thracian (poet.): Aquilo, Hor. Epod. 13, 3; cf. Boreas, Ov. A. A. 2, 431: hiemes, Luc. 7, 833: Orpheus, Hor. C. 1, 24, 13; called also vates, Ov. M. 11, 2: sacerdos, Verg. A. 6, 645; cf. cithara, id. ib. 6, 120: lyra, Prop. 3, 2, 2 (4, 1, 42): sagittae, Verg. A. 5, 312: Amazones, id. ib. 11, 659.

— Thrax, ācis, m. adj., Thracian; or, subst., a Thracian: Lycurgus, Hor. C. 2, 19, 16: equi, Ov. M. 9, 194: Thraces arant, Verg. A. 3, 14; Liv. 31, 39; 42, 60; Hor. C. 1, 27, 2; id. Epod. 5, 14; Ov. M. 6, 682; 10, 83.

— Transf., a kind of gladiator, so called from his Thracian equipment; in this signif. the Graecized form Threx (also written Thraex) is the predom. one, Cic. Phil. 6, 5, 13; Sen. Q. N. 4, praef. 8; Suet. Calig. 35 Oud. N. cr.; 54; 55; id. Tit. 8; Plin. 11, 43, 99, § 245; Hor. S. 2, 6, 44; Inscr. Orell. 2576; Inscr. Fabr. p. 189, 434.

— Hence, Thrēcidicus (Thraec-), a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Threx or Thracian gladiator, Threcidic: parma, Plin. 33, 9, 45, § 129; cf. gladius, Aus. Caes. 18.

— Absol.: Thrēcidica, ōrum, n. (sc. arma), the arms of a Threx, Cic. Phil. 7, 6, 17.

— Thrēissa or Thressa, ae, adj. f., = Θρήισσα or Θρῇσσα, Thracian; or, subst., a Thracian woman: Harpalyce, Verg. A. 1, 316: thalamisque tuis Threissa propinquat, Val. Fl. 2, 147: Thressa puella, Ov. H. 19, 100; so, Chloe, Hor. C. 3, 9, 9: caraeque Thressae, Val. Fl. 2, 132; 2, 165 and 239.
 
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