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Pylădes , ae and is, m., = Πυλάδης.
I. Son of King Strophius, celebrated as the friend of Orestes, Cic. Lael. 7, 24; id. Fin. 2, 24, 79; Ov. Tr. 1, 9, 28; id. P. 3, 2, 70; 85; Hor. S. 2, 3, 139; Hyg. Fab. 119 and 120.— Transf., for a faithful friend, Ov. R. Am. 589.—Dat. Pyladi, Mart. 6, 11.—Hence,
B. Pylădēus , a, um, adj., Pyladean; transf., for very faithful, very tender: “amicitia,Cic. Fin. 2, 26, 84.—
II. A celebrated paniomimist from Cilicia, under Augustus, Suet. Aug. 45; Sen. Excerpt. cont. 3 praef.; Macr. S. 2, 7.
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