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cicuta

Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη. Τὸ δὲ ἡττᾶσθαι αὐτὸν ὑφ' ἑαυτοῦ πάντων αἴσχιστόν τε ἅμα καὶ κάκιστον. → Τo conquer yourself is the first and best victory of all, while to be conquered by yourself is of all the most shameful as well as evil
Plato, Laws, 626e

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

cĭcūta: ae, f.,
I the hemlock given to criminals as poison; prob. either Cicuta virosa or Conium maculatum, Linn.; Plin. 25, 13, 95, § 151; Cato, R. R. 27, 2; Lucr. 5, 897; Hor. S. 2, 1, 56 al.; plur., id. Ep. 2, 2, 53; drunk by Socrates; hence: magister sorbitio tollit quem dira cicutae, i. e. Socrates, Pers. 4, 1 sq.—To the extraordinary coldness produced by it, reference is made in Pers. 5, 145.—
II Meton., a pipe or flute made from the stalks of the hemlock, a shepherd's pipe, Lucr. 5, 1382; Verg. E. 2, 36; 5, 85; Calp. Ecl. 7, 12.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

(1) cĭcūta,¹² æ, f., ciguë : Cato Agr. 37, 2 ; Plin. 25, 151 || chalumeau, flûte en tuyaux de ciguë : Lucr. 5, 1383 ; Virg. B. 5, 85 || tuyau de paille : Lact. Opif. 8.

Latin > German (Georges)

(1) cicūta1, ae, f., I) der Schierling, Landschierling (Conium maculatum, L.), dessen Samen, Blätter u. Saft bei den Alten als kühlende, niederschlagende Mittel galten, Plin. 25, 151 sqq. Hor. ep. 2, 2, 53. Pers. 5, 145. – der Saft in größern Dosen tödlich, dah. als Gift gebraucht, Lucr. 5, 896. Hor. sat. 2, 1, 56: Plur., cicutis allium nocentius, Hor. epod. 3, 3. – der Stengel zu Rohrpfeifen gebraucht, Lucr. 5, 1381. Verg. ecl. 2, 36. – II) meton.: A) der Schierlingssaft als Gift, der Schierlingstrank, sorbitio quem tollit dira cicutae, d.i. Sokrates, Pers. 4, 1 sq. – B) = die aus einem Schierlingsstengel gefertigte Rohrpfeife, Verg. ecl. 5, 85 u. Calp. ecl. 7, 12; vgl. Voß Verg. ecl. 2, 36.

Spanish > Greek

cicuta = ἐλάφιον, δολία, δηϊοῦσα, ἐνζύμιον, ἀπολύουσα, ἀννησοειδές, Δαρδανίς, τὸ ἄφρον, ἀμαύρωσις, ἀψευδής, ἀμερσίνοος, κώνειον

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Latin > English

cicuta cicutae N F :: hemlock (Conium maculatum); hemlock juice (poison); shepherd's pipe (hemlock)