Definitions

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  • n. A native or inhabitant of ancient Mysia.
  • proper n. An extinct unclassified language, possibly belonging to the Anatolian subgroup of Indo-European languages.
  • adj. Of, or relating to Mysia, or its people, language or culture.

Etymologies

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Mysia +‎ -an

Examples

  • And he threatened to lay waste the Mysian land at once, should they not discover for him the doom of Hylas, whether living or dead.

    The Argonautica

  • But when, eager to reach the Mysian mainland, they passed along in sight of the mouth of Rhyndacus and the great cairn of Aegaeon, a little way from

    The Argonautica

  • Mysian hills; and on the other side the stream of the river Aesepus and the city and Nepeian plain of Adrasteia.

    The Argonautica

  • Athens, Hermotimus was at Sardis, having gone down at that time, upon some business or other, to the Mysian territory which the

    Satyricon

  • After this a Mysian came in with a light shield in either hand and danced, at one time going through a pantomime, as if he were dealing with two assailants at once; at another plying his shields as if to face a single foe, and then again he would whirl about and throw somersaults, keeping the shields in his hands, so that it was

    Anabasis

  • Next day the Hellenes were bent on getting back with the provisions; but as they dreaded the descent to Trapezus, which was precipitous and narrow, they laid a false ambuscade, and a Mysian, called after the name of his nation (Mysus) 88, took ten of the Cretans and halted in some thick brushy ground, where he made a feint of endeavouring to escape the notice of the enemy.

    Anabasis

  • “Musos (Mysus), a Mysian by birth, and Musos (Mysus) by name.”

    Anabasis

  • The Mysian, fleeing along the road, kept crying for assistance, which they sent him, and picked him up wounded.

    Anabasis

  • But the army meanwhile was quietly making its descent; and when it appeared that they had crept down far enough, the signal was given to the Mysian to flee as fast as he could, and he, springing up, fled with his men.

    Anabasis

  • How, he asks, can thoughts of general characteristics, that are shared equally by other things, “make me think of Theaetetus rather than of Theodorus, or of the most distant Mysian, as the saying goes?”

    Intentionality in Ancient Philosophy

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