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Cineas (died 270 B.C.), a Thessalian, the friend and adviser of Pyrrhus, king of Epirus. His eloquence was so great that when sent on an embassy to Rome the Senate refused to hear him for fear of being charmed by it, Pyrrhus said that the eloquence of Cineas had won him more cities than his own arms.