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Peloponnesus

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Pĕlŏponnēsus: i, f., = Πελοπόννησος (the island of Pelops),
I the Peloponnesus, the southern part of Greece, so named from Pelops, who settled there, the modern Morea, Mel. 2, 3, 3; 4; 7; 8; 2, 7, 10; Plin. 4, 4, 5, § 9; Cic. Rep. 2, 4, 8; id. Tusc. 3, 22, 53; id. Fam. 7, 28, 1.—Prov.: nos juveni, ut rogas, suppeditabimus et Peloponnesum ipsam sustinebimus, i. e. will exert ourselves to the utmost, will try to make impossibilities possible (cf. the Greek proverb. Ἀρκαδίαν μ αἰτεῖς, μέγα μ αἰτεῖς), Cic. Att. 10, 12, 7; cf. id. ib. 10, 5, 2.—Hence,
   A Pĕlŏponnensis, e, adj., Peloponnesian. —Subst.: Pĕlŏponnensēs, ĭum, m., the Peloponnesians (post-class.), Just. 13, 5, 16 (Jeep. Peloponnensii); Curt. 4, 3, 16; 4, 13, 29.—
   B Pĕlŏponnēsĭăcus, a, um, adj., Peloponnesian: litus, Mel. 2, 7, 16: ora, id. 2, 3, 8: gentes, id. 2, 3, 5: bellum, Cic. Rep. 3, 32, 44; id. Off. 1, 24, 84.—In plur.: Pĕ-lŏponnēsĭăci, ōrum, m., the Peloponnesians, Mel. 2, 3, 9.—
   C Pĕlŏponnēsĭus, a, um, adj., Peloponnesian: civitates, Cic. Att. 6, 2, 3: bellum, Nep. Alcib. 3, 1; Thras. 1, 3: circa Peloponnesia tempora, about the time of the Peloponnesian war, Quint. 12, 10, 4.—Hence, Pĕlŏponnēsii, ōrum, m., the Peloponnesians, Varr. R. R. 2, 6, 2; Vell. 1, 2, 5.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Pĕlŏponnēsus¹² (-os), ī, f. (Πελοπόννησος), le Péloponnèse [presqu’île de la Grèce, auj. la Morée]: Cic. Rep. 2, 8 || -nēsĭus et -nēsĭăcus, a, um, Cic. Att. 6, 2, 3 ; Off. 1, 84, du Péloponnèse || -nēsĭī, -nēsĭăcī, ōrum, et nēnsēs, ium, m., Péloponnésiens, habitants du Péloponnèse : Varro R. 2, 6, 2 ; Mela 2, 52 ; Curt. 4, 3, 16.

Latin > German (Georges)

Peloponnēsus u. -os, ī, f. (Πελοπόννησος), die Pelopsinsel, der Peloponnes, die südl. Halbinsel Griechenlands, j. Morea, Cic. de rep. 2, 8; ep. 7, 28, 1. Liv. 32, 21, 23: griech. Form -os, Varro r. r. 2, 5, 4. Mela 2, 3, 3 (2. § 38). – Dav.: A) Peloponnēnsis, e, peloponnensisch, bellum, Ampel. 15, 12. – Plur. subst., Peloponnēnsēs, ium, m., die Bewohner des Peloponnes, Curt. u.a. – B) Peloponnēsiacus, a, um (Πελοποννησιακός), peloponnesisch, bellum, Cic. u. Sen.: gentes, litus, Mela. – Plur. subst., Peloponnēsiacī, ōrum, m., die Peloponnesier, Mela 2, 3, 9 (2. § 52). – C) Peloponnēsius, a, um (Πελοποννήσιος), peloponnesisch, civitates, Cic.: bellum, Nep.: tempora, des peloponnesischen Krieges, Quint. – Plur. subst., Peloponnēsiī, ōrum, m., die Peloponnesier, Varro u.a.