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Daedalus

Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Δαίδαλος, ὁ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Daedălus: i, m. (
I acc. Gr. Daedalon, Ov. M. 8, 261; Mart. 4, 49), Δαίδαλος.
I The mythical Athenian architect of the times of Theseus and Minos, father of Icarus, and builder of the Cretan labyrinth, Ov. M. 8, 159; 183; id. Tr. 3, 4, 21; Verg. A. 6, 14 Serv.; Mel. 2, 7, 12: Plin. 7, 56, 57; Hyg. Fab. 39; Cic. Brut. 18, 71; Hor. Od. 1, 3, 34; Mart. 4, 49, 5; Sil. 12, 89 sq., et saep.—
   B Hence,
   1    Daedălē̆us, a, um, adj., Daedalian, relating to Daedalus:
   (a)    Daedălēo Icaro, Hor. Od. 2, 20, 13: Ope Daedălēa, id. ib. 4, 2, 2.—
   (b)    Daedalĕum iter (i. e. through the labyrinth), Prop. 2, 14, 8 (3, 6, 8 M.).—*
   2    Daedălĭcus, a, um, adj., skilful: manus, Venant. 10, 11, 17.—
II A later sculptor of Sicyon, son and pupil of Patrocles: et ipse inter fictores laudatus, Plin. 34, 8, 19, § 76.
   1    † daemon, ŏnis, m., = δαίμων, a spirit, genius, lar (post-class.).
I In gen.: App. de Deo Socr. p. 49, 5: bonus = ἀγαθοδαίμων, in astrology, the last but one of the twelve celestial signs, Firm. Math. 2, 19: melior, Jul. Val. Res gest. A. M. 1, 27.—
II In eccl. writers: κατ ἐξοχήν, an evil spirit, demon, Lact. 2, 14; Vulg. Levit. 17, 7; id. Jacob. 2, 19; Tert. Apol. 22 init., et saep.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(2) Dædălus,¹² ī, m. (Δαίδαλος), Dédale [légendaire architecte et statuaire d’Athènes, constructeur du labyrinthe de Crète] : Cic. Br. 71 ; Virg. En. 6, 14 || statuaire de Sicyone : Plin. 34, 76.

Latin > German (Georges)

(2) Daedalus2 und (bei Dicht.) Daedalos, ī, m. (Δαίδαλος), I) der berühmte Baukünstler des griech. Mythos, aus dem Geschlecht der athenischen Erechthiden, Zeitgenosse des Theseus u. Minos, Erbauer des kretischen Labyrinths, Ov. met. 8, 159 sqq. Verg. Aen. 6, 14. Hor. carm. 1, 3, 34. Mart. 4, 49, 5. Sil. 12, 89 sqq. Cic. Brut. 71. – Dav.: A) Daedalēus, a, um (Δαιδάλειος), zu Dädalus gehörig, dädalisch, Icarus, Hor.: ope Daedaleā, Hor. – poet. Nbf. Daedaleus, a, um (Δαιδάλεος), dädalisch, iter, durchs Labyrinth, Prop. 2, 14, 8. – B) Daedalicus, a, um, kunstreich, manus, Ven. Fort. 11, 11, 17. – II) ein späterer Bildhauer aus Sikyon, Sohn und Schüler der Patrokles, Plin. 34, 76.