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Serapis

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

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Sĕrāpis: (a short, Prud. adv. Symm. 2, 531; Mart. Cap. 2, § 191; Paul. Nol. Carm. 26, 100), is and ĭdis, m., = Σάρᾶπις,
I a chief divinity of the Egyptians, subsequently worshipped also in Greece and Rome, Varr. L. L. 5, § 57 Müll.; id. ap. Aug. Civ. Dei, 18, 5; Macr. S. 1, 20 fin.; Cic. Div. 2, 59, 123; id. N. D. 3, 19, 47; id. Verr. 2, 2, 66, § 160; Varr. ap. Charis. p. 69 P.; Plin. 37, 5, 19, § 75; Tac. H. 4, 81; 4, 84; Suet. Vesp. 7; Spart. Sev. 17; Mart. 9, 30, 6; Inscr. Orell. 931; 950; 987; 1887 sq.—Hence,
   A Sĕ-rāpēum, i, n., a temple of Serapis, the most celebrated in Alexandria, Tert. Apol. 18 fin.; id. Spect. 8 fin.; Lampr. Alex. Sev. 27; Amm. 22, 16, 12; cf. Tac. H. 4, 84.—
   B Sĕrāpĭcus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Serapis, Serapian; transf., splendid, sumptuous: cenae, Tert. Apol. 39 med.>

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Sĕrāpis¹³ et Sărāpis, is ou ĭdis, m. (Σέραπις), Sérapis [divinité égyptienne adoptée dans le monde gréco-romain] : Cic. Div. 2, 123 ; Verr. 2, 2, 160 ; Varro L. 5, 57 ; Plin. 37, 75.

Latin > German (Georges)

Serāpis (Sarāpis), pis u. pidis, m. (Σέραπις, gew. Σάραπις), eine hohe Gottheit, besonders in Ägypten, später auch in Griechenland u. Rom verehrt, Varro LL. 5, 57. Cic. de div. 2, 123. Augustin. de civ. dei 18, 5: Genet. -pis, Varro bei Charis. 89, 29 (wo Sar.). Plin. 36, 58. Val. Max. 1, 3, 4. Macr. sat. 1, 20, 18: Genet. -pidis, Tac. hist. 4, 81. Spart. Sev. 17, 4 (wo Sar.). Amm. 23, 6, 47. Min. Fel. 2, 4. Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 570: Dat. -pi, Vitr. 1, 7, 1. Hadr. bei Vopisc. Saturn. 8, 2. Apul. met. 11, 9. Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 573 u. 574; vgl. 6, 353: Dat. -pidi, Tac. hist. 4, 84. Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 402 u. 10, 1593 (wo Sarapidi): Akk. gew. -pim, Catull. 10, 26 (wo Sar.). Varro sat. Men. 128. Cic. de nat. deor. 3, 47; Verr. 2, 160. Mart. 9, 29, 6 (Schneidew. -pin); selten Akk. -pem, Tert. ad nat. 1, 10. Hadr. bei Vopisc. Saturn. 8, 2; u. Akk. -pidem, Hadr. bei Vopisc. Saturn. 8, 4. Lact. 1, 21, 22 (neben Serapim). Tert. ad nat. 2, 8: Abl. -pi, Macr. sat. 1, 20. § 16: Abl. -pe, Tert. ad nat. 1, 10; u. Abl. -pide, Suet. Vesp. 7, 2. – Dav.: A) Serāpēum (Serāpīum), ī, n, (Σεραπειον), ein Tempel des Serapis, Tert. u.a. – B) Sarāpīa, ōrum, n. (Σαραπεια, ionisch Σεραπήϊα), das Serapisfest, Monol. Colot. April. im Corp. inscr. Lat. 12. p. 280. – C) Serāpicus, a, um, serapisch, cenae, prachtvolle, kostbare, Tert. apol. 39. – / Bei spät. Dicht. a kurz gemessen, Prud. c. Symm. 2, 531. Mart. Cap. 2. § 191. Paul. Nol. carm. 26, 100.