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Diana

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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See Artemis.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Dĭāna: (in inscrr. also, DEANA, Orell. 1453; 1462; 1546. Also written Jana, Varr. R. R. 1, 37, 3; cf. Nigid. ap. Macr. S. 1, 9. The
I i measured long, Cinna ap. Suet. Gramm. 11; Verg. A. 1, 499; Hor. C. 1, 21, 1; cf. Diom. p. 436 P.; hence also, Deiana, Enn. ap. Ap. de Deo Socr.), ae, f. for Divana, Gr. Διώνη for Διϝωνη; root DI-, DIV-; cf. Gr. Ζεύς, also Iovis (Diovis), Deus, dies, divus, etc., orig. an Italian divinity, afterwards regarded as identical with the Gr. Ἄρτεμις, the daughter of Jupiter and Latona, the sister of Apollo, the virgin moon-goddess (Luna), the patroness of virginity, and the presider over child-birth (in this character she is called Lucina), the chase, and nocturnal incantations (on this account her statues were three-formed, and set up in the trivia), Cic. N. D. 2, 27; 3, 23; Catull. 34; Hor. Od. 3, 22; id. Carm. Sec. 1; 70; Tib. 4, 3, 19; Ov. F. 2, 155; Verg. A. 4, 511 et passim: quem urguet iracunda Diana, of an epileptic, Hor. A. P. 453.—
   B Meton.
   1    The moon: nocturnae forma, Ov. M. 15, 196 (cf.: reparabat cornua Phoebe, id. ib. 1, 11).—
   2    The chase, Mart. Spect. 12 (cf. Verg. A. 11, 582).—
II Derivv.
   A Dĭānĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Diana: turba, i. e. dogs, Ov. F. 5, 141; cf. arma, i. e. hunting equipments, Grat. Cyneg. 253.—
   b Subst., Diānium, ii, n.
   (a)    A place or temple sacred to Diana, Liv. 1, 48; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 74, 12 Müll.—
   (b)    A promontory in Spain, now Denia, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 34 Zumpt N. cr.; cf. Plin. 3, 5, 11, § 76.—
   B Dĭānārĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Diana: radix, i. q. artemisia, the plant mug-wort or artemisia, Veg. A. V. 3, 6, 7; 5, 32, 4.—
   C Dĭānātĭcus, i, m., a devotee of Diana, Maxim. Taur. ap. Murat. Anecd. Lat. 4, p. 100.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Dīāna⁹ et Dĭāna, æ, f. (Diviana Varro L. 5, 68 ), Diane [fille de Jupiter et de Latone, déesse de la chasse] : Cic. Nat. 2, 68 ; Virg. En. 4, 511 || [poét.] a) la lune : Ov. M. 15, 196 ; b) la chasse : Mart. Spect. 12, 1. anc. form. Jana Varro R. 1, 37, 3 || Deana CIL 14, 2212.

Latin > German (Georges)

Diāna, ae, f. (alte Form für Iana od. Διώνη = des Zeus Tochter; auch Deana geschr., Corp. insicr. Lat. 14, 2212; urspr. Form Diviana = diva Iana, Varro LL. 5, 68), I) Diana, die Tochter Jupiters von der Latona, die Schwester Apollos, die Göttin der Jagd u. des Mondes u. der nächtlichen Zaubereien, Cic. de nat. deor. 2, 68 sq. Catull. 34. Verg. Aen. 1, 499: integra, die keusche, stets jungfräuliche, Hor. carm. 3, 4, 70 sg.: celebris, von vielen gefeiert (= deren Feste von vielen besucht werden), Hor. carm. 2, 12, 20: quem urguet iracunda Diana, v. Epileptischen, Hor. de art. poët. 453 sq.: tria virginis ora Dianae = Diva triformis (Hor. carm. 3, 22, 4), Luna am Himmel, Diana auf der Erde, Hekate in der Unterwelt, Verg. Aen. 4, 511. – II) (poet.) meton.: A) = Jagd, Mart. de spect. 12, 1. – B) = Mond, Ov. met. 15, 196. – / Dīāna gemessen bei Enn. ann. 62. Verg. Aen. 1, 499. Hor. carm. 1, 21, 1 u. 4, 7, 25. Ov. met. 8, 352. Cinna bei Suet. gramm. 11. – Dav. A) Diānius, a, um, zur Diana-, u. meton. zur Jagd gehörig, lucus, Cato fr.: turba, Jagdhunde, Ov.: arma, Jagdgeräte, Gratt. – Subst., Diānium, iī, n., a) sc. templum, ein Dianentempel, Liv. 1, 48, 6. – b) = Διάνιον, ein Vorgebirge in Spanien, j. Denia, Cic. II. Verr. 1, 87. – c) = Ἀρτεμισία, eine kleine Insel im Tyrrhenischen Meere, dem portus Herculis gegenüber, j. Gianuti, Plin. 3, 81. Mela 2, 7, 19 (2. § 122). – B) Diānārius, a, um, zur Diana gehörig, Dianen-, radix = artemisia, Veget. mul. 3, 6, 7; 5, 33, 4. – C) Diānāticus, ī, m., ein der Diana Geweihter, Maxim. Taurinens. serm. 32 (bei Murator. Anecd. 4. p. 100).

Spanish > Greek

Διάνη

Latin > English

Diana Dianae N F :: Diana, goddess of light and of the moon; the moon