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  • noun Plural form of Cyprian.


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  • But of all the wretched, the Cyprians were the foremost.

    Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War

  • Sailing off Salamis in Cyprus, they fought with the Phoenicians, Cyprians, and Cilicians by land and sea, and, being victorious on both elements departed home, and with them the returned squadron from Egypt.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Cyprians, who had just been subdued, and the Kilikians and

    The History of Herodotus

  • The Cyprians then, after they had made themselves free for one year, had again been reduced to slavery afresh: and meanwhile

    The History of Herodotus

  • Moreover, O king, consider also this, that the servants of good men are apt to grow bad, but those of bad men good; and thou, who art of all men the best, hast bad servants, namely those who are reckoned as allies, Egyptians and Cyprians and

    The History of Herodotus

  • The Cyprians too, excepting those of Amathus, were added voluntarily to their alliance; for these also had revolted from the Medes in the following manner: — there was one Onesilos, younger brother of

    The History of Herodotus

  • Phenicia and others from Ethiopia, as the Cyprians themselves report.

    The History of Herodotus

  • These men were thus equipped; and the Cyprians furnished a hundred and fifty ships, being themselves equipped as follows, — their kings had their heads wound round with fillets,1071 and the rest had tunics,1072 but in other respects they were like the Hellenes.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Cyprians; and after their army had been put to rout, many others fell and among them Onesilos the son of Chersis, he who brought about the revolt of the Cyprians, and also the king of the Solians,

    The History of Herodotus

  • Cyprians and ourselves fight with the Persians on land.

    The History of Herodotus


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