Bithynia

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English[edit]

Bithynia is coloured red in this map of the provinces of the Roman Empire in AD 120.

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin Bīthȳnia, from the Ancient Greek Βῑθῡνῐ́ᾱ (Bīthūníā).

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Bithynia

  1. An ancient region, kingdom and Roman province in the northwest of Asia Minor.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Βῑθῡνῐ́ᾱ (Bīthūníā).

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Proper noun[edit]

Bīthȳnia f (genitive Bīthȳniae); first declension

  1. Bithynia (a very fruitful province in Asia Minor, between the Propontis and the Black Sea, where the Romans carried on a considerable trade)

Declension[edit]

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Bīthȳnia
genitive Bīthȳniae
dative Bīthȳniae
accusative Bīthȳniam
ablative Bīthȳniā
vocative Bīthȳnia
locative Bīthȳniae

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References[edit]

  • Bīthȳnĭa” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

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