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Bellerophon

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Βελλεροφόντης, -ου, ὁ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Bellĕrŏphōn: ontis (Bellĕrŏ-phontes, ae, Aus. Ep. 25 fin.; Serv. ad Verg. A. 5, 118; 6, 288), m., = Βελλεροφῶν, Theocr. (regularly formed Βελλεροφόντης),
I son of Glaucus and grandson of Sisyphus; he was sent by Prœtus, at the calumnious instigation of his wife Sthenebœa, with a letter to Iobates, in which the latter was requested to put him to death; he received from him the commission to slay the Chimæra, which he executed, riding upon the flying Pegasus, Cic. Tusc. 3, 26, 63; Hor. C. 3, 7, 15; 3, 12, 7; 4, 11, 28; Manil. 5. 97; Juv. 10, 325; Hyg. Fab. 2; 57; id. Astr. 2, 18; Serv. l. l.; Fulg. Myth. 3, 1.—Prov. for any one who carries a message unfavorable to himself (cf. Uriah's letter), Plaut. Bacch. 4, 7, 12.—Hence,
II Bellĕrŏ-phontēus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Bellerophon: equus, i. e. Pegasus, Prop. 3 (4), 3, 2: habenae, Claud. IV. Cons. Hon. 560: sollicitudines, Rutil. Itin. 1, 449.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Bellĕrŏphōn, plutôt Bellĕrŏphontēs, ontis, m., Bellérophon, fils de Neptune [ou, selon d’autres, de Glaucus, vainqueur de la Chimère : Cic. Tusc. 3, 63 ; Sen. Ep. 115, 15 || en parl. de quiconque porte un message qui lui est défavorable : Pl. Bacch. 810 || -tēus, a, um, de Bellérophon : Prop. 3, 2, 2.

Latin > German (Georges)

Bellerophōn, phontis, m. (Βελλεροφῶν), od. Bellerophontēs, ae, m. (Βελλεροφότης), Sohn des Glaukus, Enkel des Sisyphus, tötete die Chimära mit Hilse des Pegasus, Form -phon, Cic. Tusc. 3, 63. Hor. carm. 3, 7, 15; 3, 12, 8. Manil. 5, 97. Iuven. 10, 325. Hyg. fab 57. Mythogr. Lat. 1, 71 u. 72 ö. Apul. met. 7, 26 u. 11, 8. Fulg. myth. 3, 1. p. 102 M. (wo griech. Akk. -phonta): Form -phontes, Auson. ep. 24, 72. p. 190 Schenkl. Hyg. fab. 263. p. 147, 20 Schm. Serv. Verg. Aen. 5, 118 u. 6, 288 (wo Bellerofontes). – In bezug auf die Mythe mit dem Briefe, mit dem Prötus das Verderben des B. beabsichtigte (s. Hyg. fab. 57. Mythogr. Lat. 1, 71), Bellerophontem iam tuus me fecit filius, zum Träger eines Uriasbriefes, Plaut. Bacch. 810 (wo Götz Bellerophantam liest; vgl. Fleckeisen an Hetz s. 8). – Dav. Bellerophontēus, a, um, bellerophontëisch, equus, Pegasus, Prop. 3, 2, 2: habenae, Claud. IV. cons. Hon. 560: sollicitudines, Rut. Nam. 1, 450.