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Lyrnēsus (Lyrnessus ), i, f., = Λυρνησός,
I.a town in Troas, the birthplace of Briseis, Plin. 5, 30, 32, § 122: “Lyrnessi domus alta,Verg. A. 12, 547.—Hence,
A. Lyrnēsĭus (Lyrnessius ), a, um, adj., Lyrnesian: “moenia,Ov. M. 12, 108; 13, 176; id. H. 3, 45.—
B. Lyrnēsis (Lyr-nessis ), ĭdis, f. adj. (only used as subst.), the Lyrnesian (sc. maid or woman): “abductā Lyrnesside tristis Achilles,” i. e. Briseis, Ov. Tr. 4, 1, 15: “audierat, Lyrnessi, tuos, abducta, dolores,id. A. A. 2, 403.
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