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Ămȳclae, ārum, f., = Ἀμύκλαι.

  1. I. A town in Laconia, in a beautiful, fertile region, the residence of Tyndarus and the birthplace of Castor and Pollux; also renowned on account of its temple and Colossus of Apollo, now Agios Kyriaki, Mart. 9, 104; Ov. M. 8, 314; cf. Mann. Graec. 616.
  2. II. An unknown town in Latium, between Cajeta and Tarracina, Verg. A. 10, 564, called tacitae, as being conquered because it was forbidden to announce the approach of an enemy; cf. Serv. ad h. l.; Sil. 8, 35, and Mann. Ital. 1, 681.
  3. III. Derivv.
    1. A. Ămȳclaeus, a, um, of Amyclœ (in Laconia): canis, Verg. G. 3, 345: fratres, Castor and Pollux, Stat. Th. 7, 413; cf. Ov. H. 8, 71: corona, which were received in pugilistic games, very freq. in Amyclae, Mart. 9, 74.
      Poet for Spartan, Sil. 6, 504.
    2. B. Ămyclānus, a, um, belonging to Amyclœ in Latium, Plin. 14, 6, 8, § 61.