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Regulus

Ὦ ξεῖν’, ἀγγέλλειν Λακεδαιμονίοις ὅτι τῇδε κείμεθα τοῖς κείνων ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι. -> Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie.
Simonides of Kea

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Rēgŭlus: i, m.,
I a Roman surname.
I Of the Atilii, among whom was the celebrated consul M. Atilius Regulus, who was taken prisoner by the Carthaginians in the first Punic war, Cic. Off. 3, 26, 99; id. Fin. 2, 20, 65; Sen. Prov. 4, 5; cf. Gell. 6, 4, 1 sqq.; Sen. Prov. 3, 4 and 9 sqq.—
II Of the Livineii, Auct. B. Afr. 89, 3; Cic. Fam. 13, 60, 1; id. Att. 3, 17, 1.—
III Another, called by Modestus omnium bipedum nequissimus, Plin. Ep. 1, 5, 14.—
Aquilius Regulus, Tac. A. 3, 42.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(2) Rēgŭlus,¹⁰ ī, m., surnom rom.; nott
1 M. Attilius Régulus, consul, fait prisonnier et mis à mort à Carthage : Cic. Off. 3, 99 ; Fin. 2, 65 ; Sen. Prov. 3, 11
2 L. Livinéius Régulus, lieutenant de César dans la guerre d’Afrique : Cic. Fam. 13, 60, 1 ; Att. 3, 17, 1.

Latin > German (Georges)

(2) Rēgulus2, ī, m., I) Beiname der atilischen Familie, aus der am bekanntesten der Konsul M. Atilius Regulus, berühmt durch seine Kriegführung gegen Karthago, als Gefangener der Karthager ein Muster antiker Seelengröße, Cic. de off. 3, 99 u. de fin. 2, 65. Val. Max. 4, 4, 6. Sen. de prov. 4, 4; vgl. Gell. 6, 4, 1 sqq. – Plur., ut dubium sit, an electione fati datā plures Reguli nasci quam Maecenates velint, Sen. de prov. 3, 11. – II) Beiname der livinejischen Familie, aus der bes. bekannt L. [Livincius] Regulus, Unterbefehlshaber Cäsars im afrikan. Kriege, Auct. b. Afr. 89, 3. Cic. ep. 13, 60; ad Att. 3, 17, 1.

Latin > English

Regulus Reguli N M :: Regulus; (Roman consul captured by Carthaginians)