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Plautus

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Plautus: i, m. flat-foot, v. 1. plautus,
I an Umbrian surname.—So, T. Maccius (or Maccus) Plautus, a celebrated Roman comic poet, a native of the Umbrian village Sarsina.—(On the name Maccius, instead of the earlier reading Accius or Attius, v. Ritschl, De Plauti poëtae nominibus, in his Parergon Plautinorum I. pp. 3-43; and respecting his life and writings, id. ib. pp. 47 - 579), Cic. Brut. 15, 60; Quint. 10, 1, 99.—
   B Transf., the works of Plautus, a comedy of Plautus: adporto vobis Plautum linguā non manu, Plaut. Men. prol. 3.—Hence,
II Plautīnus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Plautus, Plautian: pater, i. e. a father in a play of Plautus, Cic. Ep. ad Brut. 2, 2 fin.: numeri et sales, Hor. A. P. 270: sermo, Quint. 10, 1, 99: stilus, Gell. 3, 3, 13: prosapia, i. e. poor, mean, because Plautus was said to have worked in a mill, Min. Fel. Octav. 14.—Sup.: versus Plautinissimi, most Plautus-like, altogether in Plautus's manner, Gell. 3, 3, 4.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(2) Plautus,¹¹ ī, m., Plaute [T. Maccius, célèbre poète comique latin] : Pl. Men. 3 ; Cic. Br. 60 ; Hor. P. 270 || -tīnus, a, um, de Plaute : Cic. ad Br. 8, 2 ; Hor. P. 270 ; Plautinissimi versus Gell. 3, 3, 4, vers tout à fait dignes de Plaute.

Latin > German (Georges)

(2) Plautus2, ī, m. (eig. plattfüßig, der Plattfuß, s. 1. plautus), ein Familienname, M. Accius (oder richtiger T. Maccius) Plautus, ein bekannter Komödiendichter, geb. 254 v. Chr., gest. 184 v. Chr., Cic. Brut. 60 u. 73. Hor. de art. poët. 270. Quint. 10, 1, 99: Plautus sumebatur in manus, Hieron. epist. 22, 30. Vgl. W. Teuffel Gesch. der röm. Liter.6 § 96–99. – Dav. Plautīnus, a, um, plautinisch, des Plautus, pater, bei Plautus vorkommend, Cic.: numeri et sales, Hor.: homo Plautinae prosapiae, von pl. Abkunft (weil sein Vater, wie Plautus, ein Müllersknecht war), Min. Fel. 14, 1: Plautinissimi versus, ganz plautinisch, des Plautus vollkommen würdig, Gell.