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Βαβυλών

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels
Full diacritics: Βᾰβῠλών Medium diacritics: Βαβυλών Low diacritics: Βαβυλών Capitals: ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ
Transliteration A: Babylṓn Transliteration B: Babylōn Transliteration C: Vavylon Beta Code: *babulw/n

English (LSJ)

ῶνος, ἡ,

   A Babylon, Alc.Supp.16.10, etc.:—Βᾰβῠλώνιοι, οἱ, Babylonians, Hdt.1.77, etc., and Βᾰβῠλωνία, ἡ, Babylonia, Arist. Oec.1352b27:—also Βᾰβῠλωνεύς, έως, ὁ, St.Byz.; fem. Βᾰβῠλωνίς, ίδος, Nonn.D.40.303:—Adj. Βᾰβῠλώνιος, α, ον, Hdt.1.106, etc.; ος, ον, Arr.An.6.29.6; or Βᾰβῠλωνιακός, ή, όν, Alex.308.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

Βαβυλών: -ῶνος, ἡ, πόλις Ἀσσυρίας, Ἡρόδ., κτλ.: - Βαβυλώνιος, ὁ, ὁ κάτοικος, καὶ Βαβυλωνεύς, έως, ὁ, Στέφ. Β.· θηλ. Βαβυλωνίς, ίδος, Νόνν. Δ. 40. 203· - ἐπίθ. Βαβυλώνιος, α, ον, Ἡρόδ. -ος -ον, Ἀρρ. Ἀν. 6. 29· ἢ Βαβυλωνικός, ή, όν, Ἄλεξ. ἐν Ἀδήλ. 55.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ῶνος (ἡ) :
1 Babylone, capitale de l’Assyrie;
2 Babylonie.
Étymologie: v. Βαβυλωνία.

English (Slater)

Βᾰβῠλών a symbol for wealth. ]νιν Βαβυλῶνος ἀμείψομαι[ (οὐ supplendum) (Pae. 4.15) ]ᾳπι. ενβαβυ[ (Βαβυ[λων supp. Lobel) Δ. 4c. 9.

Spanish (DGE)

(Βᾰβῠλών) -ῶνος, ἡ
A geog. Babilonia
I 1ciu. mesopotámica en la ribera del Éufrates, Alc.48.10, A.Pers.52, Pi.Fr.52d.15, Hdt.1.153, 178, Ar.Au.552, X.An.1.4.11, Cyr.2.1.5, 5.2.8, 7.2.11, Philem.15.1, Philostr.VS 509, 593, SEG 18.425.1 (Roma IV d.C.)
el territorio de Babilonia X.An.5.5.4.
2 ciu. del Bajo Egipto, actual Fostat, próxima a Heliópolis, D.S.1.56, Str.17.1.30, Ptol.Geog.4.5.24.
II fig. Babel
1 como lugar de confusión y desorden καὶ ἐπεὶ μεταλαμβάνεται τὸ ‘Βαβυλὼν’ ὄνομα εἰς τὸ ‘σύγχυσις’, πᾶς ὁ τεταραγμένος καὶ συγκεχυμένος τὸν νοῦν Βαβυλώνιός ἐστιν Didym.in Zach.30.10, cf. Anon.in Ps.4.9, Meth.Symp.4.4, Basil.M.30.597D; cf. Βαβέλ.
2 de Roma en sent. peyor. ἔπεσεν ἔπεσεν Β. ἡ μεγάλη Apoc.14.8, cf. Orac.Sib.5.143, 159
de Roma como lugar de destierro como fue Babilonia para los israelitas ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς ἡ ἐν Βαβυλῶνι συνεκλεκτή os saluda la elegida (la Iglesia) en Babilonia 1Ep.Petr.5.13, cf. Eus.HE 2.15.2.
B mit. Babilón hijo de Belo, presunto fundador y epón. de Babilonia, St.Byz., Eust.in D.P.1005.

English (Abbott-Smith)

Βαβυλών, -ῶνος, ἡ (בָּבֶל, Heb. form of Assyr. Bab-ili, Gate of God),
Babylon: Mt 1:11, 12 17, Ac 7:43 (LXX); symbolically, of Rome: Re 14:8 16:19 17:5 18:2, 10, 21, and prob. also I Pe 5:13.†

English (Strong)

of Hebrew origin (בָּבֶל); Babylon, the capitol of Chaldæa (literally or figuratively (as a type of tyranny)): Babylon.

English (Thayer)

Βαβυλῶνος, ἡ (Hebrew בָּבֶל from בָּלַל to confound, according to Aeschylus Pers. 52 Βαβυλών δ' ἡ πολύχρυσος παμμικτον ὄχλον πέμπει σύρδην. But more correctly, as it seems, from בַּל בָּאב the gate i. e. the court or city of Belus (Assyr. Bab-Il the Gate of God; (perhaps of Il, the supreme God); cf. Schrader, Keilinschr. u. d. Alt. Test. 2te Aufl., p. 127f; Oppert in the Zeitsch. d. Deutsch. Morg. Gesellschaft, viii., p. 595)), Babylon, formerly a very celebrated and large city, the residence of the Babylonian kings, situated on both banks of the Euphrates. Cyrus had formerly captured it, but Darius Hystaspis threw down its gates and walls, and Xerxes destroyed (?) the temple of Belus. At length the city was reduced almost to a solitude, the population having been drawn off by the neighboring Seleucia, built on the Tigris by Seleucus Nicanor. (Cf. Prof. Rawlinson in B. D. under the word and his Herodotus, vol. i. Essays vi. and viii., vol. ii. Essay iv.) The name is used in the N. T.
1. of the city itself: the territory, Babylonia: Rome as the most corrupt seat of idolatry and the enemy of Christianity: elz Βαβουλων); 1 Peter 5:13 also; (cf. 1at the end, above)).

Russian (Dvoretsky)

Βᾰβῠλών: ῶνος ἡ Вавилон
1) город, расположенный на обоих берегах Эвфрата, столица вавилонско-халдейского царства Her., Plut.;
2) Xen., Plut. = Βαβυλωνία;
3) город в Нижнем Египте Diod.