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Bacchĭădae , ārum, m., = Βακχιάδαι,
I.the Bacchiadœ, a very ancient royal family of Corinth, descended from Bacchis, one of the Heraclidœ, which, being expelled from the throne by Cypselus, wandered to Sicily, and founded Syracuse, Ov. M. 5, 407; Plin. 35, 12, 43, § 152 (cf. Aelian, V. H. 1, 19; Pausan. Corinth. p. 120; Strabo, 8, p. 260).
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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5.407
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