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Parthi, Parthi, ōrum, m., = Πάρθοι, the Parthians, a Scythian people, situated to the north-east of the passes of the Caspian and south of Hyrcania, famed in antiquity as roving warriors and skilful archers, Just. 41, 1, 2; Cic. Att. 5, 18, 1; id. Phil. 11, 14; Verg. G. 4, 314; Hor. C. 2, 13, 18; id. S. 2, 1, 15; Ov. A. A. 1, 209: Parthis mendacior, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 112; Tac. A. 2, 1; 6, 34; Vulg. Act. 2, 9.—In sing., Inscr. Orell. 2982.

Collect., the Parthian, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 5, 1: ecce! fugax Parthus, Ov. R. Am. 155: versis animosus equis, Hor. C. 1, 19, 12.—Hence, Parthus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Parthians, Parthian: eques, Cic. Fam. 9, 25, 1; Ov. Tr. 2, 228: manu, id. F. 5, 580: rex, Juv. 6, 407.

Parthĭa, ae, f., = Παρθία, the country of the Parthians, Parthia, the mod. Kohestan, Plin. 6, 15, 17, § 44; Luc. 8, 350.

Par-thĭcus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Parthians, Parthian, Parthic: equitatus, Flor. 4, 9, 3: regnum, Plin. 37, 2, 8, § 2: bellum, with the Parthians, Cic. Fam. 2, 10, 2; 12, 19, 2: damna, Luc. 1, 106: pellis, leather dyed of a scarlet-red, prepared by the Parthians, Dig. 39, 4, 16, § 7; hence, too: cingula, of Parthian leather, Claud. Rapt. Pros. 2, 94: PARTHICVS as a surname of the emperor Trajan, Inscr. Orell. 795 sq.; of the emperor Septimius Severus, ib. 905 sq.

Parthĭēnē, ēs, f., for Parthia, the country of the Parthians, Parthiene, Parthia, Curt. 6, 2, 12; 6, 3, 3 et saep.

Parthĭēni, ōrum, another name for Parthi, the Parthians, Curt. 4, 12, 11; 9, 10, 17.

Parthĭcārĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Parthian peltry or wares: negotiatores, Imp. Const. Cod. Just. 10, 47, 7: PRAETOR, one who had jurisdiction over the dealers in Parthian peltry, Inscr. Grut. 350, 7.