SUCULAE

SUCULAE
proprie sunt parvae sues, quô nomine cur astrum Hyades dictum, indigitârint Romani, rationem dat Salmas. Notum, inquiens, quam rudes fuerint prisei Romani in plerisque nominibus e Graeco deducendis, vel unô exemplô id patebit: ὑἀδες sunt parvae ὕες. ut et συάδες. Hesychius --- Sidus in fronte Tauri, cuius occasu pluviae significantur, ὕαδας iidem dixerunt ἀπὸ τȏυ ὕειν (i. e. a pluendo) Latini Suculas easdem nominavâre, quasi parvas sues. Vide eum ad Solin. p. 954. ut et supra, voce Hyades.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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