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Hyrcāni , ōrum, m., = Ὕρκανοι,
I.the Hyrcanians on the Caspian Sea, Mel. 1, 2, 5; 3, 5, 4; Plin. 6, 13, 15, § 36; Tac. A. 6, 36; 43; 11, 8; Cat. 11, 5; Sil. 13, 474 al. Macedones Hyrcani, the Hyrcanians intermixed with Macedonians in Lydia, Plin. 5, 29, 31, § 120; Tac. A. 2, 47.—
II. Derivv.
A. Hyrcānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Hyrcanians, Hyrcanian: “mare,” i. e. the Caspian Sea, Prop. 2, 30 (3, 28), 20: “sinus,Mel. 3, 5, 3 sq.: “montes,Plin. 31, 3, 26, § 43: “luci,Val. Fl. 6, 114: “canis,Lucr. 3, 750: “tigres,Verg. A. 4, 367: campus, of the Macedones Hyrcani in Lydia, Liv. 37, 38.—
B. Hyrcānĭus , a, um, adj., the same: “mare,Plin. 6, 13, 15, § 36; 6, 16, 18, § 46; 5, 27, 27, § 97.—Subst.: Hyrcā-nĭa , ae, f., the country of the Hyrcanians, Hyrcania, Mel. 3, 5, 7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 4.367
    • null, 2.47
    • Tacitus, Annales, 6.36
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 3.750
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 31.43
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.36
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.46
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 37, 38
    • C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 6.114
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