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hērōĭcus , a, um, adj., = ἡρωϊκός,
I.of or relating to (mythical) heroes, heroic: “vetus opinio est, jam usque ab heroicis ducta temporibus,Cic. Div. 1, 1, 1: “tempora,id. N. D. 3, 21, 54; Quint. 1, 11, 17: “aetates,Cic. Tusc. 5, 3, 7: “Medea et Atreus, heroicae personae,id. N. D. 3, 29, 71: “sublimitas heroici carminis,of the heroic poem, of the epic, Quint. 1, 8, 5; cf.: “heroici carminis sonus,Tac. Or. 10: “carmen,Serv. Verg. A. 1 init.: “versus, usually herous versus (v. herous),Prisc. p. 1256 P.—Adv.: hērōĭcē , in the heroic style: “hos quoque (versus Homeri) tamquam heroice incomptos adamavit (Vergilius),Macr. S. 5, 14.
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