The former, a Preraphaelite, led his hearers through dim mazes, hyrcanian wilds.
There lay Hyrcania; and several Roman writers speak of the hyrcanian tigers.
Among the peculiarities recorded of the hyrcanian sea, Eudoxus and others relate the following.
It was like an eagle in the hyrcanian mountains, swooping down on a lamb.
The rocks of Caucasus brought thee forth, and an hyrcanian tigress gave thee suck.
And the rivers sink into their channels; Dragons, hyrcanian tigers stand fast at my bidding!
We are made to feel the touch of something galling in the manner of these Median and hyrcanian troopers.
Didst ever see the criminals fight with wolves, hyrcanian bears, and such like?
And a thousand sesterces more that thy hyrcanian tiger shall also be slain by the man I will name against him.
Not with a roar, but with a snarl that was dreadful did the hyrcanian monster rush from his den into the arena.
ancient region southeast of the Caspian Sea, from Greek Hyrkania, said to be from an Indo-European *verkana "country of wolves" [Zonn, I., et al., "The Caspian Sea Encyclopedia," 2010]