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Bocchus

Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Bocchus: i, m.,
I a king of Mauritania, father-in-law of Jugurtha, whom he gave up bound to Sulla, Sall. J. 19, 7; 80; 81; 83; 97; 101 sqq.; Vell. 2, 12, 1; Val. Max. 8, 14, 4; Flor. 3, 1, 15; Mel. 1, 5, 5; Plin. 5, 2, 1, § 19; 8, 5, 5, § 15.—
   2    A plant, so called in honor of him: Βώχ, βοτάνης εἶδος, Hesych.; Verg. Cul. 404.—
II A king of Mauritania, son of the former, Auct. B. Afr 25.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(2) Bocchus,¹¹ ī, m., roi de Mauritanie, beau-père de Jugurtha : Sall. J. 19, 7.

Latin > German (Georges)

Bocchus, ī, m., I) ein König von Mauretanien, abwechselnd der Freund der Römer u. des Jugurtha, den er schließlich an Rom verriet, Sall. Iug. 19 extr. Vell. 2, 12, 1. – II) eine nach ihm benannte Pflanze, Ps. Verg. cul. 406.