EURUS

EURUS
ventus spirans ab Ortu brumali. Plin. l. 2. c. 47. Ab Oriente aequinoctiali Subsolanus, ab Oriente brumali Vulturnus: illum Apelioten, hunc Graeci Eurum appellant. Ovid. Met. l. 1. v. 61.
Eurus ad auror am Nabataeaque regna recessit,
Persidaque et radiis iuga subdita matutinis.
in octagona Androniei Cyrrhesti turte (quâ octo ventos olim expresserat, qui tum solum fuêre noti) hodieque Athenis exante, primus hic se visendum praebet, iuvenili specie, et in Oceano Sudest, in Mediterraneo vero Mari Sirocus vulgo appellatur. Vide de eo pluribus agentem Salmas. ad Solin. p. 1245. et seqq. ubi inter alia eundem eum cum Volturno, et Graecis quidem Εὖρον, Romanis vero Volturnum appellatum esse, docet.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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