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Idus

Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet → May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Īdus: (often eidus, v. Inscr. Orell. 42), ŭum, f. acc. to Macr. S. 1, 15, from the Etrusc. ‡ iduo, to divide; hence, qs. the divided or half month; but prob. Sanscr. root, indh-, idh-, to kindle, lighten; indu, moon; prop. the days of light, of the moon,
I one of the three days in each month from which the other days were reckoned in the Roman calendar, the Ides; it fell upon the fifteenth day of March, May, July, and October; upon the thirteenth day in the remaining months (cf.: Kalendae, Nonae): res ante idus acta sic est: nam haec idibus mane scripsi, Cic. Fam. 1, 1, 3: duas epistulas accepi postridie idus, alteram eo die datam, alteram idibus, id. Att. 15, 17, 1: haec S. C. perscribuntur a. d. VIII. idus Januarias, Caes. B. C. 1, 5, 4: omnia licet concurrant: idus Martiae consolantur, Cic. Att. 14, 4, 2; cf.: stulta jam iduum Martiarum est consolatio, id. ib. 15, 4, 2: si quid vellent, a. d. idus Apr. reverterentur, Caes. B. G. 1, 7 fin.: iduum Septembrium dies, Tac. A. 2, 32: postero iduum dierum, id. H. 1, 26.—The ides were sacred to Jupiter, Varr. ap. Macr. S. 1, 14; cf. idulis.—Interest was paid on the ides: fenerator Alphius, Jam jam futurus rusticus, Omnem redegit idibus pecuniam, Quaerit Kalendis ponere, Hor. Epod. 2, 69: diem pecuniae Idus Novembres esse, Cic. Att. 10, 5, 3: jam vel sibi habeat nummos, modo numeret Idibus, id. ib. 14, 20, 2: praetermitto ruinas fortunarum tuarum, quas omnes impendere tibi proximis Idibus senties, id. Cat. 1, 6, 14.—The payment of school-money at the ides is referred to in: (pueri) Ibant octonis referentes idibus aera, Hor. S. 1, 6, 75; v. Orell. ed h. 1.

Latin > German (Georges)

Īdūs (auf Inschr. Edus u. Eidus), Īduum, f. (ID. VID, s. īduo), die Monatsmitte, der fünfzehnte Tag im März, Mai, Juli u. Oktober, in den übrigen Monaten der dreizehnte, die Iden, Idus Martiae, Cic. u. Eutr.: Idus Iuniae, Varro: proximis Idibus, Cic.: Idibus Martiis, Cic.: res ante Idus acta sic est, Cic.: post Idus Martias, Cic.: circiter Idus Septembres, Cic.: haec senatus consulto perscribuntur a. d. V II. Idus Ianuarias, Caes.

Latin > English

Idus Idus N F :: Ides (pl.), abb. Id.; 15th of month, March, May, July, Oct., 13th elsewhen