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Sophocles

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Σοφοκλῆς, -κλέους, ὁ. Ar. also Σοφοκλέης, -κλέους, ὁ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Sŏphŏcles: is and i, m., = Σοφοκλῆς,
I a celebrated Greek tragic poet, Cic. Fin. 5, 1, 3; id. Sen. 7, 22; 14, 47; id. Div. 1, 25, 54; id. Off. 1, 40, 144; Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 163; Quint. 10, 1, 67 sq.; Sen. Q. N. 4, 2, 17; Vell. 1, 16, 3; gen. Sophocli, Gell. 12, 11, 6; 13, 18, 3; voc. Sophocle (like Socrate), Cic. Off. 1, 40, 144.—Hence, Sŏphō̆clēus, a, um, adj., of or in the manner of Sophocles: an pangis aliquid Sophocleum? Cic. Fam. 16, 18, 3: cothurnus, Verg. E. 8, 10; Ov. Am. 1, 15, 15.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Sŏphŏclēs,¹³ is (et ī, Gell. 12, 11, 6 ), m. (Σοφοκλῆς), Sophocle, poète tragique grec : Cic. Fin. 5, 3 ; CM 22 ; Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 163 ; Quint. 10, 1, 67 || -ēus, a, um, de Sophocle : Cic. Fam. 16, 18, 3. vocatif Sophocle Cic. Off. 1, 144.

Latin > German (Georges)

Sophoclēs, is, m. (Σοφοκλης), der berühmte griechische Tragödiendichter, Cic. de fin. 5, 3. Hor. ep. 2, 1, 163. Quint. 10, 1, 67 sq. Vell. 1, 16, 1. – griech. Genet. Sophocli, Gell. 12, 11, 6: 13, 18, 2 sq. – griech. Akk. Sophoclea, Val. Max. 4, 3. ext. 1. – Vok. Sophocle Cic. de off. 1, 144. – Dav. Sophoclēus, a, um (Σοφόκλειος), sophoklëisch, des Sophokles, Cic. u.a.