Teucrian


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Teucrian

(ˈtjuːkrɪən)
n, adj
(Historical Terms) another word for Trojan
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And now Carmentis excludes him from her dynastic prophecy by omitting Aeneas' son and the felix nomen Iuli and the domus Iulia descended from Teucrian ancestors (cf.
Virgil notes that after the Sibyl speaks, "gelidus Teucris per dura cucurrit / ossa tremor, funditque preces rex pectore ab imo" ("A chill shudder ran through the Teucrians' sturdy frames, and their king pours forth prayers from inmost heart" [Aen.
("Free your heart of fear, Teucrians [Trojans], cast your cares aside," translation mine.)