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Ĕrymanthus , i, m., = Ἐρύμανθος.
I. A chain of mountains in Arcadia, on the borders of Elis, where Hercules slew the boar named after the place, Ov. H. 9, 87; id. M. 5, 608; Mart. 11, 69.—
B. Derivv.
1. Ĕrymanthĭus , a, um, adj., Erymanthian: “belua,Cic. Tusc. 2, 9, 22: “aper,id. ib. 4, 22, 55; “and sarcastically, with Verres immanissimus,Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 43 fin.: “mater,” i. e. Atalanta, from Tegea, in Arcadia, Stat. Th. 12, 805.—
2. Ĕrymanthēus , a, um, adj., Erymanthian: “monstrum,Val. Fl. 1, 374.—
3. Ĕrymanthĭas , ădis, f., adj., Erymanthian: “Nymphae,Stat. Th. 4, 329. —
4. Ĕrymanthis , ĭdis, f., adj., Erymanthian: “silvae,Ov. M. 2, 499: “ursa,” i. e. Callisto of Arcadia, who was changed into a bear, and placed by Jupiter as a constellation in the sky, id. Tr. 1, 4, 1; 3, 4, 47.—
II. The river Erymanthus, which rises in these mountains, Mel. 2, 3, 5; Plin. 4, 6, 10, § 21; Ov. M. 2, 244.—
III. A river in Persia, Plin. 6, 23, 25, § 92.
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