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Phalaris

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Phălăris: ĭdis (acc. Phalarin, Claud. B. Gild. 186), m., = Φάλαρις,
I a tyrant of Agrigentum, for whom Perillus made a brazen bull, in which those condemned by him were to be roasted alive. He caused Perillus to be the first to suffer by it (v. Perillus), but afterwards experienced the same punishment himself at the hands of his exasperated subjects, Cic. Off. 2, 7, 26; id. Att. 7, 20, 2; id. Rep. 1, 28, 44; id. N. D. 3, 33, 82; id. Verr. 2, 4, 33, § 73; Juv. 8, 81; Plin. 7, 56, 57, § 200; Ov. A. A. 1, 653; Sil. 14, 211; Amm. 28, 1, 26; Claud. B. Gild. 186.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(2) Phălăris,¹² ĭdis, (acc. idem ou im ), m. (Φάλαρις), tyran d’Agrigente, célèbre par sa cruauté ; v. Perillus : Cic. Off. 2, 26.

Latin > German (Georges)

(2) Phalaris2, idis, Akk. im, m. (Φάλαρις), ein seiner Grausamkeit wegen (s. Perillus) berüchtigter Tyrann zu Agrigent, Cic. de rep. 1, 44. Ov. art. am. 1, 653. Augustin. epist. 155, 2: Genet., Cic. de div. 1, 46: Akk., Cic. ad Att. 7, 20, 2. Amm. 28, 1, 26. Claud. b. Gild. 186.