ANTICYRA


ANTICYRA
ANTICYRA
Ἀντίκυῤῥα Ptol. vulgo Suola, Phocidis urbs, inter Crissam ad occidentem et Siphas oppid. Boeotiae ad ortum. Isthmum Corinthiacum versus, a Delphis 10. mill. pass. distaus, Cyparissus ab Homero dicta. longitud. 48. 4. latitud. 39. 5. Anticyra vero, in qua Helleborus nascitur, unde proverb. Naviget Anticyras, in insanos, insula est (vel urbs Stphano) sinus Maliaci contra Oetum montem. Horatius Serm. l. 2. Sat. 3. v. 82.
Danda est Hellebori multo pars maxima avaris,
Nescio an Anticyram ratio illis destinat omnem.
Ovid. Ponticorum l. 4. Ep. 3. v. 53.
I bibe, dixissem, purgantes pectora sucos,
Quicquid et in totâ nascitur Anticyrâ.
Horatius iterum ibid. v. 164.
---- Ambitiosus et audax
Naviget Anticyram. ----
Persius Sat. 4. v. 16.
---- Anticyras melior sorbere meracas.
Suidas simpliciter, Ἀντίνυρα, ὄνομα χωρίου τινός. Hesych. Ἀντικύρικον, ὁ Ἑλλέβορος. Vide Plin. l. 4. c. 3. l. 25. c. 5. Strab. l. 9. Erasm, Adag eg lepidam historiam de quodam Praetorio, hûc relegato apud Sueton. in Caligula, c. 29.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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