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Hector , ŏris (Hectōris, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 17, 39 = Trag. v. 25 Vahl.; id. ap. Varr. L. L. 10, § 70 Müll. = Trag. v. 130 Vahl.; acc. Hectorem, id. ap. Cic. Tusc. 1, 44, 105 = Trag. v. 129 Vahl.; cf. Varr. L. L. l. l.), m., = Ἕκτωρ,
I.son of Priam and Hecuba, husband of Andromache, the bravest of the Trojans, slain and dragged three times around Troy by Achilles, Enn. ap. Macr. S. 6, 2; Verg. A. 1, 483; 2, 270; 282; 522; 6, 166; Hor. C. 2, 4, 10; 4, 9, 22; id. Epod. 17, 12; id. S. 1, 7, 12.—
II. Deriv. Hectŏrĕus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Hector; in poet. transf., of the Trojans, and, as descended from the latter, of the Romans; Hectorean; Trojan; Roman: “conjux,” i. e. Andromache, Verg. A. 3, 488: “hasta,Hector's, Ov. M. 12, 67; so, “corpus,Verg. A. 2, 543; “and, tumulus,id. ib. 3, 304: “Mars,” i. e. Hector in battle, Ov. M. 13, 275: “gens,” i. e. Trojan, Verg. A. 1, 273: “amnes, Xanthum et Simoënta,id. ib. 5, 634: “socii,id. ib. 5, 190: “flammae,Ov. M. 13, 7: “opes,Hor. C. 3, 3, 28: “spes et fiducia gentis Regulus Hectoreae,” i. e. of the Romans, Sil. 2, 343.
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