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Hĕlĭcon , ōnis, m., = Ἑλικών,
I.a mountain in Bœotia, sacred to Apollo and the Muses, now Zagará, Plin. 4, 3, 4, § 8; 4, 7, 12, § 25; Ov. M. 2, 219; 5, 254; 663; id. F. 4, 193; Verg. A. 7, 641; 10, 163 al.
II. Derivv.
A. Hĕlĭcōnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Helicon, Heliconian: “collis,” i. e. Helicon, Cat. 61, 1: “Tempe,a beautiful valley on Mount Helicon, Ov. Am. 1, 1, 15: “mella,Claud. Laud. Ser. 10: “Naïs,id. Epigr. 5.—
B. Hĕlĭcōnĭădes , um, f., the Heliconians, a poet. designation of the Muses, Lucr. 3, 1037.—
C. Hĕlĭcōnis , ĭdis. f. adj., Heliconian: “silva,Stat. S. 4, 4, 90.—In plur. subst.: Hĕlĭcōnĭdes , um, i. q. Heliconiades, the Muses, Pers. prooem. 4.
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