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Marsi , ōrum, m.
I. A people in Latium, on the Lacus Fucinus, celebrated as wizards and snake-charmers; in the Social War the most zealous enemies of the Romans, Plin. 7, 2, 2, § 15; 3, 12, 17, § 106; Caes. B. C. 1, 15; Liv. 8, 6; 9, 41 sq.; 26, 11; Flor. 3, 18, § 6; § 13 et saep.—Sing. collect., Cic. Div. 2, 33, 70.—
B. Hence,
1. Marsus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Marsi, Marsian: augur, Auct. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 58, 132; Cic. ib. 2, 33, 70: manus, Enn. ap. Charis. p. 251 P. (Ann. v. 280 Vahl.): “ager,Luc. 9, 790: “montes,Verg. A. 7, 758; Col. 6, 5, 3: “nives,Stat. S. 1, 5, 26: “aper,Hor. C. 1, 1, 28: cellae (for the wine; “v. Marsicus),Mart. 14, 116: “centuriones,Caes. B. C. 2, 27: “nenia,incantations, Hor. Epod. 17, 29; Ov. A. A. 2, 102: “duellum,Hor. C. 3, 14, 18: “senex,Juv. 14, 180.—
2. Marsĭcus , a, um, adj., Marsian, Marsic: “bellum,Cic. Agr. 2, 33, 90; id. Div. 1, 44, 99; 2, 27, 59: “pubes,Sil. 8, 496: “vinum,Mart. 13, 121.—
II. A people of Germany, between the Rhine, Lippe, and Ems, Tac. G. 2; id. A. 1, 50; 56; 2, 25; id. H. 3, 59.
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