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Maelius

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Maelĭus: a,
I the name of a Roman gens, of which the most celebrated member is Sp. Maelius, who, under suspicion of aiming at kingly power, was slain, at the command of the dictator L. Quinctius Cincinnatus, by the magister equitum C. Servilius Ahala, Liv. 4, 13 sq.; Cic. Cat. 1, 1, 3; id. Sen. 16, 56; id. Phil. 2, 44, 114; cf. Aequimaelium.—Hence,
II Maelĭānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Mælius, Mælian: caedes, i. e. the murder of Sp. Maelius, Liv. 4, 16.—Subst.: Maelĭāni, ōrum, m., the partisans of Mælius, Mælians, Liv. 4, 14.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Mælĭus,¹¹ ĭī, m., nom d’une fam. rom. ; nott Spurius Mélius [chevalier romain qui fut tué parce qu’on l’accusait d’aspirer à la royauté] : Liv. 4, 13 ; Cic. Cat. 1, 3 ; CM 56 ; Rep. 2, 49 || autres : Liv. 5, 12 ; 9, 8.

Latin > German (Georges)

Maelius, a, um, Name einer röm. gens, aus der am bekanntesten Sp. Maelius, der, weil er im Verdachte stand, nach der königlichen Gewalt zu streben, getötet wurde, Liv. 4, 13 sq. Cic. de sen. 56. – Dav. Maeliānus, a, um, mälianisch, des Mälius, caedes, Liv.: Plur. subst., Maeliāni, ōrum, m., die Anhänger des Mälius, Liv.