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Ismărus , i, m., or Ismăra , ōrum, n., = Ἴσμαρος,
I.a mountain on the southern coast of Thrace: “Ismara propter,Lucr. 5, 31: “juvat Ismara Baccho conserere,Verg. G. 2, 37; Stat. Th. 7, 685.—Form Ismarus: “Rhodope miratur et Ismarus Orphea,Verg. E. 6, 30.—
B. Transf., the city at the foot of the mountain, and the territory belonging to it: “quos Idas pater, et patria Ismara mittit,Verg. A. 10, 351: “Castra decem annorum, Ciconum manus, Ismara capta,Prop. 3, 12 (4, 11), 25.—
II. Derivv. Ismărĭ-cus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Ismarus, Ismarian: “Aquilo,Avien. Perieg. 33. —
B. Ismărĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Ismarus, Ismarian, Thracian: “gentes,Ov. M. 10, 305: “juga,id. F. 3, 410: “Bacchae,id. M. 9, 642: “rex,” i. e. Polymestor, king of Thrace, id. ib. 13, 530: “vallis,the valley where Orpheus drew the wild beasts after him by the sound of his lyre, Prop. 2, 13, 6 (3, 4, 6).
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