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Ămăthūs , untis, f., = Ἀμαθοῦς (acc. Gr. Amathunta, Ov. M. 10, 220),
I.a town in the southern part of Cyprus, consisting of two ports, one on the coast, now Old Limasol, and the other on a hill inland, now Agios Tychanos, Verg. A. 10, 51; Ov. M. 10, 220; sacred to Venus, who is hence called Ămăthūsĭa , Ov. Am. 3, 15, 15; Cat. 68, 51; Tac. A. 3, 62.—Hence, Ămăthūsĭă-cus , a, um, of Amathus: “bidentes,Ov. M. 10, 227 Merk. (Heins. reads Amathusiadas, from Amathusias, ădis.)
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