Definition of Tirynthius
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Tīrynthius
Tirynthius
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  1. Hercules
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Tīryns, nthis or nthos, f., = Τίρυνς, a very ancient town in Argolis, where Hercules was brought up, Plin. 4, 5, 9, § 17; Stat. Th. 4, 147; Serv. Verg. A. 7, 662.

—Hence, Tīrynthius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Tiryns, Tirynthian; and poet., also, of or belonging to Hercules, Herculean: heros, i. e. Hercules, Ov. M. 7, 410; id. F. 2, 349; called also juvenis, id. ib. 2, 305: hospes, id. ib. 1, 547: Tirynthius heros, Chromis, the son of Hercules, Stat. Th. 6, 489; and Q. Fabius Maximus (because the Fabii deduced their origin from Hercules), Sil. 8, 218; cf.: Fabius, Tirynthia proles, id. 2, 3: gens, i. e. Fabia, id. 7, 35: pubes, troops of Tiryns, Stat. Th. 11, 45: tela, of Hercules, Ov. M. 13, 401: nox, i. e. of the conception of Hercules, Stat. S. 4, 6, 17: aula, i. e. Herculaneum, id. ib. 2, 2, 109; cf. tecta, i. e. Saguntum, built by Hercules, Sil. 2, 300.

— Substt. Tīrynthius, i. e. Hercules, Ov. M. 9, 66; 9, 268; 12, 564; id. F. 5, 629; Verg. A. 7, 662; 8, 228.

— Tīrynthia, ae, f., Alcmena, the mother of Hercules, Ov. M. 6, 112.

— Tīrynthii, ōrum, m., the people of Tiryns, Plin. 7, 56, 57, § 195.
 
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