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Persa , ae, f., = Πέρση,
I.daughter of Oceanus, mother of Circe, Perses (the father of Hecate), Æetes, and Pasiphăe, by the Sungod, Hyg. Fab. praef. fin.; “also called Perseis,Cic. N. D. 3, 19, 48.—Hence,
A. Per-sēĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Persa, Persean: “Perseia Hecate,Val. Fl. 6, 495: “proles,” i. e. Æetes, id. 5, 582.—
B. Persēĭs , ĭdis, f., the female descendant of Persa, Hecate, Stat. Th. 4, 481.—Adj.: “Perseides herbae,” i. e. magic herbs, Ov. R. Am. 263.—Perseis (sc. Musa), the title of a Latin poem, Ov. P. 4, 16, 25.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 3.19
    • C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 5.582
    • C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 6.495
    • Ovid, Ex Ponto, 4.16
    • Statius, Thebias, 4
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