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Hister , tri (less correctly Ister ), m., = Ἴστρος,
I.the lower part of the Danube (the upper part, Danubius).
I. Prop.
B. Esp.: Histro fallacior, an epithet applied by Tertullian to Marcion; because the river, on account of its strong eddies and many mouths, was dangerous to the navigator, Tert. adv. Marc. 1, 1.—
II. Meton., one who dwells on the Danube: “collo triumphati proculcat Honorius Histri,Claud. VI. Cons. Honor. 648: “aut tibi captivo famulus mittetur ab Histro,Mart. 7, 79, 11.
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