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Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη -> The first and best victory is to conquer self.
Plato, Laws 626e

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

cămĕra: (in MSS. and editt. also că-măra; cf. Charis. p 43 P.), ae, f., = καμάρα [cf. κάμπτω = to bend, curve; Ital. camera; Germ. Kammer; Fr. chambre;
I Engl. chamber, a vault, an arched roof, an arch, Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 3; 3, 8, 1; Lucr. Fragm. ap. Charis. l. l.; Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 1, § 1; Sall. C. 55, 4; Prop. 3 (4), 2, 10; Varr. R. R. 1, 59, 2; 3, 7, 3; Col. 4, 17, 8; 11, 3, 60: camera vitrea, covered with glass, Plin. 36, 25, 64, § 189.—In ships, Suet. Ner. 34; cf. upon the manner of building them, Vitr. 7, 3: camerae caelum, the interior of a vault or arch, id. ib.—
II Transf., a flat ship with an arched covering, used by those dwelling on the Black Sea, Tac. H. 3, 47; Gell. 10, 25, 5.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

cămĕra¹³ (-ăra), æ, f. (καμάρα),
1 toit recourbé, voûte, plafond voûté : Cic. Q. 3, 1, 1 ; Sall. C. 55, 4
2 barque à toit voûté : Tac. H. 3, 47.

Latin > German (Georges)

camera (camara), ae, f. (καμάρα), I) (gew. camera), das Gewölbe, die gewölbte Decke, Wölbung, eines Zimmers, camera lapideis fornicibus iuncta, Sall.: camera duabus sustentata columnis, Sen.: horreum camerā contectum, Col.: vitro absconditur camera, ist mit Glas getäfelt, Sen.: cameras marmorato facere, Varr.: cameras mutare, Cic.: inter cameram et tectum cubiculi abditus, Val. Max. – eines Schiffes, camerae ruina, Suet. Ner. 34, 2. – II) (camara) eine leichte, tragbare Barke der Pontier, über der bei hochgehender See ein gewölbtes Bretterdach angebracht wurde, Tac. hist. 3, 47. Gell. 10, 25 extr. – / Über die Formen camara u. latinisiert camera s. Charis. 58, 23. Paul. ex Fest. 43, 7. Serv. Verg. Aen. 3, 55.

Latin > English

camera camerae N F :: camera (Cal)
camera camera camerae N F :: room, vault, vaulted/arched room/roof/ceiling; small boat roofed w/timber