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Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

dīvīnĭtus: adv. id.,
I from heaven, by divine providence or influence (class.).
I Prop.: divinitus latae suppetiae, Plaut. Am. 5, 1, 53; cf.: non partum per nos, sed divinitus ad nos delatum, Cic. de Or. 1, 46, 202: Lucr. 2, 180; 5, 199: divinitus accidere, Cic. Part. 23 fin.: velut prodigio divinitus facto, Quint. 1, 10, 47: forte quadam divinitus super ripas Tiberis effusus, Liv. 1, 4, 4: casu quodam an divinitus, Suet. Claud. 13 fin.; cf.: seu forte seu divinitus, Aur. Vict. Vir. Ill. 2: quia sit divinitus illis Ingenium, Verg. G. 1, 415.—
II Transf.
   A By divine communication, by inspiration, prophetically: solus hic homo'st, qui sciat divinitus, Plaut. Curc. 2, 1, 33; Lucr. 1, 736; 5, 52; Cic. Sull. 15, 43; id. de Or. 1, 7, 26; and opp. conjectura, Suet. Caes. 1 fin. Ruhnk.: inspirata, Vulg. 2 Tim. 3, 16.—
   B Divinely, admirably, excellently (mostly Ciceronian): quae philosophi divinitus ferunt esse dicta, Cic. de Or. 1, 7, 28: dicta, id. de Or. 3, 1 fin.; 2, 2, 7; cf.: loquitur Pompeius, id. Att. 2, 21 fin.: scripta, id. Fam. 1, 9, 12: ille locus inductus a me, id. Att. 1, 16, 9: meriti homines de me, id. de Sen. 12: corpus humare, Varr. L. L. 5, § 148.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

dīvīnĭtus¹¹ (divinus),
1 de la part des dieux, venant des dieux, par un effet de la volonté divine : Cic. de Or. 1, 202 ; Verr. 2, 4, 69 ; Virg. G. 1, 415
2 par une inspiration divine : Cic. de Or. 1, 26 ; Sulla 43
3 divinement, merveilleusement, excellemment : Cic. Fam. 1, 9, 12 ; Att. 1, 16, 9 ; de Or. 1, 49 ; Sen. 30.

Latin > German (Georges)

dīvīnitus, Adv. (divinus), I) von Gott, durch Gott, durch göttliche Fügung, Cic. u.a. – d., göttlicherseits, Ggstz. humanitus, menschlicherseits, Augustin. de civ. dei 1, 26 u. 2, 7. – II) übtr.: A) durch göttliche Eingebung, aus einem dunkeln Ahnungsgefühl, Cic. u. Suet. – B) göttlich = außerordentlich, vortrefflich, herrlich, dicta od. scripta, Cic.: loqui, Cic.: alcis corpus div. humare, Varro LL. 5, 148.

Latin > English

divinitus ADV :: from heaven, by a god, by divine influence/inspiration; divinely, admirable