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Ăgēnor , ŏris, m., = Ἀγήνωρ,
I.a son of Belus, king of Phœnicia, father of Cadmus and Europa, and ancestor of Dido; hence, poet., Agenoris urbs, i. e. Carthage, Verg. A. 1, 338.—Agenore natus, i. e. Cadmus, Ov. M. 3, 51; 97; 257.—Whence, derivv.
1. Ăgēnŏrĕus , a, um, adj., pertaining to Agenor: “bos,” i. e. Jupiter, who, in the form of a bull, carried off Europa, the daughter of Agenor, Ov. F. 6, 712: “aëna,Phœnician, Sil. 7, 642; cf. Mart. 10, 16.—Also for Carthaginian (cf. Agenor), Sil. 1, 14: “nepotes,” i.e. the Carthaginians, id. 17, 404: “ductor,” i.e. Hannibal, id. 17, 392.—
2. Ăgēnŏrĭdēs , ae, patr. m., a male descendant of Agenor.
I. His son Cadmus, Ov. M. 3, 8; so id. ib. 3, 81; 90; 4, 562; id. P. 1, 3, 77.—
II. Perseus, whose grandfather, on the mother's side, Danaüs, was descended from Agenor, Ov. M. 4, 771.
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