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Ὑπερβόρ-εοι , οἱ,
A.the Hyperboreans, a people supposed to live in the extreme north, h.Hom.7.29, Pi.P.10.30, Hdt.4.32 sq., Str.15.1.57.
2. Adj., τύχη ὑπερβόρεος, prov. of more than mortal fortune, A.Ch.373 (anap.). (ὑπερβόρειος is a constant v.l. in codd.; but in the poetic passages ὑπερβόρεος is either necessary or at least admissible, as in Cratin.22, and this form is found in IG22.1636.8.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 373
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.32
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.57
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