(astronomy) Genitive form of Hercules used when naming stars, such as α Herculis.
Herculis Sentence Examples
The site of the Samnite city, which in the 4th century B.C. had a coinage of its own, is not known; the Roman town lay in the valley of the Vulturnus, and its walls (4th century) enclose a circuit of 12 m., in which are preserved remains of large baths (Thermae Herculis) and a theatre.
Amongst its numerous mineral springs, the most important are those of Mehadia, with sulphurous waters, which were already known in the Roman period as the Thermae Herculis.
Although his data were the proper motions of only seven stars, he indicated a point near X Herculis not very far from that found by modern researches.
Monoeci Portus or Portus Herculis is frequently mentioned by the later Latin writers.