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Plato

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

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Plăto: or Plăton, ōnis, = Πλάτων.
I A celebrated Grecian philosopher, the disciple of Socrates, the instructor of Aristotle, and founder of the Academic philosophy, Cic. Leg. 3, 1, 1; id. Brut. 31, 121; id. Tusc. 1, 17, 39; id. Or. 3, 12: Plato divinus auctor, id. Opt. Gen. Or. 6; Sen. Ep. 6, 6, 13.—In Greek acc.: doctum Platona, Hor. S. 2, 4, 3; Petr. 2, 5.—Hence,
   B Plătōnĭcus, a, um, adj., = Πλατωνικός, of or belonging to Plato, Platonic: sublimitas, Plin. Ep. 1, 10, 5: philosophus, Gell. 15, 2, 1: homo, speaking of Cicero, Q. Cic. Petit. Cons. 12, 46: ideae, Sen. Ep. 6, 6, 26.—Subst.: Plă-tōnĭci, ōrum, m., followers of the Platonic philosophy, Platonists, Cic. Off. 1, 1, 2.—
II An obscure Epicurean of Sardis, contemporary with Cicero, Cic. Q. Fr. 1, 2, 4, § 14.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Plătō,¹³ ōnis, m. (Πλάτων),
1 Platon [célèbre philosophe grec, disciple de Socrate] : Cic. Tusc. 1, 39
2 autre du même nom : Cic. Q. 1, 2, 14 || -nĭcus, a, um, de Platon, platonique : Q. Cic. Pet. 46 ; Sen. Ep. 58, 26 || -nĭcī, ōrum, m., les Platoniciens : Cic. Off. 1, 2.

Latin > German (Georges)

Plato (nachaugust. Platōn), ōnis, m. (Πλάτων), I) ein berühmter griechischer Philosoph, Schüler des Sokrates, Stifter der akademischen Philosophie (vgl. Academia), Cic. de legg. 3, 1. Sen. ep. 58, 13 (16) sqq. Tac. dial. 31: griech. Genet. Platonos, Gell. 14, 3, 3: griech. Akk. -ona, Hor. sat. 2, 4, 3. Petron. 2, 5. – Plur. Platones, Männer wie Plato, Gell. 14, 1, 29: griech. Akk. -onas, Sen. de tranqu. anim. 7, 5. Mart. 9, 47, 1. – Dav. Platōnicus, a, um (Πλατωνικός), platonisch, ideae, Sen.: subtilitas, Plin. ep.: philosophus, ein Platoniker, Gell.: homo, übtr. = tiefer Denker, Cic.: Plur. subst., a) Platōnicī, ōrum, m., die Platoniker, Cic. u.a. – b) Platōnica, ōrum, n., platonische Lehrsätze, philosophum quendam sibi exposuisse nonnulla Platonica, Augustin. de civ. dei 18, 18, 2. p. 279, 21 D.2 – II) ein Epikureer aus Sardes, der um das Jahr 60 v. Chr. zu Athen lebte, Cic. ad Q. fr. 1, 2, 4. § 14.

Latin > English

Plato Platonos/is N M :: Plato; (Greek philosopher 429-347 BC, disciple of Socrates)