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Gŏthi , ōrum, m., = Γόθοι,
I.the Goths, the great tribe of Northern Germany: “huc possem victos inde referre Gŏthos,Aus. Epigr. 3 fin.; Inscr. Orell. 1135; 1159; “and scanned Gōthi,id. ib. 1162 (of the year A. D. 565). Usually regarded as the same tribe, called, at an earlier period, Gŏthō-nes or Gŏtōnes , Tac. A. 2, 62; and, Gŭtōnes , Plin. 4, 14, 28, § 99; 37, 2, 11, § 35; but these were more probably the Getae, i. e. the Prussians and Lithuanians; cf. Holzmann ad Tac. G. p. 260 sq.
II. Derivv.:
A. Gŏthĭa , ae, f., the country of the Goths, Amm. 30, 2.—
B. -thĭcus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Goths, Gothic: bellum, Trebell. XXX. Tyrann. 30.—Gothicus , i, m., a surname bestowed on the conqueror of the Goths, Inscr. Grut. 276, 4; Num. ap. Eckh. D. N. V. 7, p. 472.
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