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  • n. Plural form of hippocamp.

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  • Other surviving bronze examples display the eroded features of Antony and Octavia facing each other on the reverse side of the coin, while on the obverse we can just make out a couple cast in the role of the sea god Neptune and his wife Amphitrite, riding in a chariot drawn by hippocamps, embracing each other on the waves.71

    Caesars’ Wives

  • He usually appears standing erect in a graceful shell-chariot, drawn by hippocamps, or sea-horses, with golden manes and brazen hoofs, who bound over the dancing waves with such wonderful swiftness, that the chariot scarcely touches {103} the water.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

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