vir qurdam ditissimus, cuius opes abiêre in proverbium; Cinyrae opes.
Vide infra. Item Phoeniciae Rex, cuius regia Byblos civitas fuit, teste Strab. l. 16. Tertiu Rex Cypri, Cilicis filius, qui cum Myrrha filia sua, nutricis astutiâ, ignarus concubuit, a quo illa Cynareia dicta. Ovid. l. 10. Met. fab. 9. et 10. v. 369.
---- At virgo Cunareia pervigil igne
Carpitur indomito. ----
Fabulam fuissime tractat ingeniosus Poeta, ubi supra. Fuit autem adeo potens et opulentus, ut Cinyrae opes, in proverb. abierint, Erasm. Adag. tit. Divitiae. Hesych. Κινύρας, Α᾿πόλλωνος καὶ Φαρνακῆς παῖς, βασιλδ`ς Κύπρου. Suidas: Κινύρας ενλήθη παρωνύμως τῇ κινύρᾳ, ab instrumento musico scilicet.

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