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caerimonia

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

caerĭmōnĭa: (cērĭ-; scanned cĕrīmōnĭa, Prud. c. Symm. praef. 1, 5), ae, f. (collat. form caerĭmōnĭum, ii, n., Gloss. Lat. pp. 50, 69 Hild.; Inscr. Orell. 3188) [kindr. with Sanscr. root kri, = facere; cf. also creo. cerus, Ceres. strictly sacred work, divine rite; cf. Bopp, Gloss. p. 79, a; Pott, I. p. 219; Mommsen, Unterit. Dial.],
I the sacred. the divine, that which has reference to the Deity (in class. prose)
I Lit.
   A Objectively, sacredness, sanctity (in this sense rare, and only in sing.): sanctitas regum, et caerimonia deorum. Caes. ap. Suet. Caes. 6: legationis. Cic. Rosc. Am. 39, 113; Tac. A. 4, 64 fin.: 3, 61: loci. id. ib. 14, 22 fin.—
   B Subjectively, a holy dread, awe, reverence, veneration of the Deity (external; while religio has regard both to internal and external reverence for God; rare except in sing.). Cic. Inv 2. 22, 66; id. Verr. 2, 5, 14. § 36; id. Leg. 2, 22. 55; 2, 53, 161: sacra summā religione caerimoniāque conficere. id. Balb. 24. 55: so id. Har Resp. 10, 21; 17, 37: Nep. Them. 8, 4; Liv. 29. 18, 2; 40, 4, 9; Gell. 4. 9. 9; Tac. A. 4, 55' esse in magnā caerimoniā. to be held in great veneration, Plin. 6, 27, 31, § 135; also plur.: habere aliquid in caerimoniis. id. 37, 7, 28, § 100.—
II Meton. (abstr. pro concr.), a religious usage, a sacred rite, religious ceremony (while ritus designates both religious and profane rites: so esp. freq. in the histt. and mostly in plur.): Ceres et Libera. quarum sacra... longe maximis atque occultissimis caerimoniis continentur. Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 72, § 187: religiones vero caerimoniaeque omnium sacrorum fanorumque violatae. id. ib. 2. 1. 3. § 7: in sacerdotio caerimoniisque diligentissimus. id. Rab. Perd. 10, 27: sepulcrorum, id. Tusc. 1, 12, 27: caelestes. Liv 1, 20, 4 and 7' polluere. id. 6, 41, 9; Tac. H. 1, 2; Suet. Caes. 74: fetiales. Liv. 9, 11, 8: auspiciaque, id. 22, 9, 7; Flor. 1, 2, 2: novae, Tac. A. 1, 54: vetustissimae. id. ib. 1. 62: deorum, id. ib. 3, 60; 16, 28; publicae, id. H. 2, 91; Suet. Caes. 6: an tiquae. id. Aug. 31: peregrinae, veteres ac praeceptae, id. ib. 93: externae, id. Tib. 36. —In sing.: collatis militaribus signis, quo more eorum gravissima caerimonia continetur, Caes. B. G. 7, 2; Suet. Aug. 94 med.>

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

cærĭmōnĭa¹⁰ (cærĕ-), æ, f.,
1 [sens rare caractère sacré : legationis Cic. Amer. 113, caractère sacré d’une députation (deorum Cæs. d. Suet. Cæs. 6 ) ; Tac. Ann. 4, 64 ; 3, 61 ; 14, 22
2 vénération, respect religieux : summa religione cærimoniaque sacra conficere Cic. Balbo 55, accomplir des sacrifices avec le plus grand scrupule, le plus grand respect religieux ; superioris cujusdam naturæ, quam divinam vacant, cura cærimoniaque Cic. Inv. 2, 161, le culte et la vénération d’une nature supérieure qu’on appelle divine ; religionem eam, quæ in metu et cærimonia deorum sit, appellant Cic. Inv. 2, 66, ce qui constitue la religion, c’est la crainte et la vénération des dieux, cf. Verr. 2, 5, 36 ; Har. 21 ; Nep. Them. 8, 4 ; Liv. 29, 18, 2 ; 40, 4, 9
3 manifestation de la vénération, culte : cærimoniæ sepulcrorum Cic. Tusc. 1, 27, le culte des tombeaux || cérémonie (surtout au plur.) : quo more eorum gravissima cærimonia continetur Cæs. G. 7, 2, 2, ce qui dans leurs coutumes constitue la cérémonie la plus solennelle ; cærimonias polluere Cic. Domo 105, profaner les cérémonies religieuses ; institutas cærimonias persequi Cic. Domo 141, achever une cérémonie selon les rites établis ; cærimonias retinere Cic. Div. 2, 148, garder (maintenir) les cérémonies religieuses ; colere Cic. Mil. 83, les observer, les pratiquer. n. cærimonium et pl. cærimonia, ōrum, Fort. Mart. 3, 53 ; CIL 11, 3933 || orth. cerem-, décadence.

Latin > German (Georges)

caerimōnia (caeremōnia), spätlat. cēremōnia, ae, f., die heilige Verehrung, I) in der jmd. steht, die Heiligkeit, legationis, Cic.: deorum, Cic. – II) die man jmdm. zollt, 1) abstr., die Ehrfurcht, heilige Scheu, summā religione caerimoniāque sacra conficere, Cic.: caerimoniā summā colere sacrarium, Nep. – 2) konkr.: a) die religiös-feierliche Handlung, der feierliche, religiöse Gebrauch, Religionsgebrauch, die Feierlichkeit, gew. im Plur., caerimonia gravissima, Caes.: barbara, Suet.: caerimoniae publicae, antiquae, peregrinae, Suet.: fetiales, Liv.: religionum, Cic.: libri caerimoniarum, das Rituale, Tac.: caerimonias prodere (ausgehen lassen), Liv.: caerimonias polluere, Liv. – b) Plur. caerimoniae = Gegenstände des Kultus, Heiligtümer Tac. hist. 1, 43: baiuli divinarum caeremoniarum (Heiligenbilder), Firm. math. 3, 9, 9 Kr. u. Sk. – / Nbf. caerimōnium, ī, n., Gloss. IV, 217, 15 u. IV, 317, 41: Plur. caerimonia, ōrum, n., Corp. inscr. Lat. 11, 3933. Gloss. IV, 33, 19. – cĕrĭmōnia gemessen bei Prud. c. Symm. 1. praef. 5.

Latin > English

caerimonia caerimoniae N F :: ceremony; sacred rite/ritual/usage; holy dread, reverence, worship; sanctity