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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Maelĭus: a,
I the name of a Roman gens, of which the most celebrated member is Sp. Maelius, who, under suspicion of aiming at kingly power, was slain, at the command of the dictator L. Quinctius Cincinnatus, by the magister equitum C. Servilius Ahala, Liv. 4, 13 sq.; Cic. Cat. 1, 1, 3; id. Sen. 16, 56; id. Phil. 2, 44, 114; cf. Aequimaelium.—Hence,
II Maelĭānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Mælius, Mælian: caedes, i. e. the murder of Sp. Maelius, Liv. 4, 16.—Subst.: Maelĭāni, ōrum, m., the partisans of Mælius, Mælians, Liv. 4, 14.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Mælĭus,¹¹ ĭī, m., nom d’une fam. rom. ; nott Spurius Mélius [chevalier romain qui fut tué parce qu’on l’accusait d’aspirer à la royauté] : Liv. 4, 13 ; Cic. Cat. 1, 3 ; CM 56 ; Rep. 2, 49 || autres : Liv. 5, 12 ; 9, 8.

Latin > German (Georges)

Maelius, a, um, Name einer röm. gens, aus der am bekanntesten Sp. Maelius, der, weil er im Verdachte stand, nach der königlichen Gewalt zu streben, getötet wurde, Liv. 4, 13 sq. Cic. de sen. 56. – Dav. Maeliānus, a, um, mälianisch, des Mälius, caedes, Liv.: Plur. subst., Maeliāni, ōrum, m., die Anhänger des Mälius, Liv.