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Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

dīvĭtĭae: ārum (
I sing. acc. divitiam, Att. ap. Non. 475, 24), f. dives, riches, wealth (cf.: opes, facultates, bona, fortunae, copiae, vis).
I Lit., Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 99; id. Capt. 2, 2, 31; Cic. Lael. 6 (twice); id. Rep. 1, 34; 3, 14; Hor. C. 2, 3, 20; id. S. 2, 2, 101; id. Ep. 1, 4, 7 et saep.—Prov.: superare Crassum divitiis, to be richer than Crassus, i. e. to be very rich, very fortunate, Cic. Att. 1, 4 fin.—
   B Transf.: templum inclutum divitiis, i. e. for its rich and costly presents, Liv. 26, 11; cf.: demite divitias, i. e. rich, costly ornaments, Ov. F. 4, 136: Palmyra urbs nobilis situ, divitiis soli, etc., richness, fertility, Plin. 5, 25, 21, § 88; cf. Ov. F. 1, 690.—
II Trop., richness, copiousness, affluence (very rarely): in oratione Crassi divitias atque ornamenta ejus ingenii perspexi (perhaps alluding to the wealth of Crassus), Cic. de Or. 1, 35, 161: quem tu per jocum divitias orationis habere dicis, id. Fam. 4, 4, 1; cf. verborum (with ubertas), Quint. 10, 1, 13.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

dīvĭtĭæ,⁸ ārum, f., biens, richesses : Cic. Læl. 86 ; Att. 1, 4, 3 || [fig.] : divitiæ ingenii Cic. de Or. 1, 161, richesse du génie ; orationis Cic. Fam. 4, 4, 1, les trésors du style ; verborum Quint. 10, 1, 13, richesse d’expression.

Latin > German (Georges)

dīvitiae, ārum, f. (dives), der Reichtum, I) im allg.: a) eig., an Geld u. Kostbarkeiten (Ggstz. paupertas, pauperies), Plaut., Cornif. rhet., Cic. u.a.: horum temporum divitiae et illorum paupertates, Varro fr.: vir bonus divitiis abundans (Ggstz. nihil habens), Sen.: templum inclutum divitiis, durch köstliche Geschenke, Kleinodien, Liv.: demite divitias, Geschmeide, Ohrgehenke, Ov.: diffluere divitiis, Sen.: superare Crassum divitiis, sehr reich (ein Nabob) sein, Cic. – b) übtr., d. soli, Fruchtbarkeit, Plin.: vom »Wasserreichturn« eines Flusses, Ov.: ingenii, Fruchtbarkeit, Cic. de or. 1, 161: ubertas ac divitiae, reiche Wortfülle, Quint. 10, 1, 13: scherzweise, divitiae orationis, Ggstz. paupertas, Sulpic. in Cic. ep. 4, 4, 1. – II) ein reiches Haus, alqam dare in tantas divitias, Plaut. trin. 605: alqam despondere in divitias maxumas, Plaut. cist. 601: in divitias adoptare alqm. Plaut. Poen. 904. – / Nbf. Sing. divitia, wov. Akk. divitiam, Acc. tr. 265 (bei Non. 475, 24). Itala (Clar. u. Sangerm.) Eph. 2, 7.