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Oeneus (dissyl. ), ĕi and ĕos, m., = Οινεύς,
I.a king of Ætolia or Calydon, the husband of Althœa, and father of Meleager, Tydeus, Dejanira, Gorgo, etc., Ov. M. 8, 281 sq.; Hyg. Fab. 172; Stat. Th. 2, 165; 586; Cic. poët. Tusc. 2, 8, 20.— Hence,
A. Oenēis , ĭdis, f., = Οἰνηΐς, the daughter of Œneus, i. e. Dejanira, Sen. Herc. Oet. 583.—
B. Oenēĭus , a, um, adj., = Οἰνήϊος, Œnean: “Oeneius heros,” i. e. Tydeus, Stat. Th. 5, 661.—
C. Oenēus (trisyl. ), a, um, adj., = Οἰνήϊος, Œnean: Oeneos per agros, i. e. of Calydon or Ætolia, Ov M. 8, 281.—
D. Oenīdes , ae, m., = Οἰνείδης, a male descendant of Œneus: “at manus Oenidae variat,” i. e. Meleager, Ov. M. 8, 414; Val. Fl. 3, 690: “et generum Oeniden, Appule Daune, tuum,” i. e. Diomedes, son of Tydeus, Ov. F. 4, 76; cf. id. M. 14, 512.
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