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fulgor

Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

fulgor: ōris, m. fulgeo,
I lightning, a flash of lightning (mostly poet. for fulgur): fulgorem quoque cernimus ante Quam tonitrum accipimus, Lucr. 6, 170 Lachm. N. cr.; so ib. 217; Verg. A. 8, 524; Ov. M. 7, 619.—In plur.: prospera Juppiter his dextris fulgoribus edit, Cic. poët. Div. 2, 39, 82; cf. id. Rep. 6, 17: (anhelitus terrae) cum se in nubem induerint, tum et fulgores et tonitrua exsistere, id. Div. 2, 19, 44.—
II Transf., flash, glitter, gleam, brightness, splendor (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
   A Lit.: cujus (candelabri) fulgore collucere atque illustrari Jovis templum oportebat, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 32, § 71; cf. Auct. Her. 4, 33, 44: armorum, Hor. C. 2, 1, 19; cf. Quint. 10, 1, 30: vestis, Ov. M. 11, 617; cf.: purpureae abollae, Suet. Calig. 35: speculorum, Plin. 7, 15, 13, § 64; cf. Quint. 11, 3, 68: solis, Plin. 11, 37, 54, § 142; Suet. Aug. 79: carbunculi, Plin. 37, 7, 25, § 93: oculos tremulo fulgore micantes, Ov. A. A. 2, 721: fulgor ab auro, Lucr. 2, 51: non fumum ex fulgore, sed ex fumo dare lucem Cogitat, Hor. A. P. 143: stellae solis fulgore obumbrantur, Sen. Q. N. 1, 1, 11.—In plur.: cum stupet insanis acies fulgoribus, i. e. glittering utensils, plate, Hor. S. 2, 2, 5.—*
   2    Concr., a shining star: deinde est hominum generi prosperus et salutaris ille fulgor, qui dicitur Jovis, Cic. Rep. 6, 17.—
   B Trop., brightness, splendor, glory, renown: nominis et famae quondam fulgore trahebar, Ov. Tr. 5, 12, 39: gloriae, Val. Max. 8, 1, 11; cf.: omnibus fulgore quodam suae claritatis tenebras obduxit, Quint. 10, 1, 72: urit fulgore suo qui praegravat artes, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 13: avitus, Vell. 2, 4 fin.: rerum, Plin. 7, 26, 27, § 95.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

fulgŏr,¹⁰ ōris, m. (fulgeo),
1 éclair : Cic. Div. 2, 44 ; Virg. En. 8, 524
2 lueur, éclat : Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 71 ; [astre resplendissant] Cic. Rep. 6, 17 ; carbunculi Plin. 37, 93, feux d’une escarboucle
3 [fig.] éclat, honneur : Ov. Tr. 5, 12, 39.

Latin > German (Georges)

fulgor, ōris, m. (fulgeo), I) das Blitzen, Blinken, der Schimmer, 1) eig., candelabri, Cic.: solis, Plin. u. Augustin.: armorum, Hor.: auri fulgor, argenti nitor, candor eboris, Min. Fel. 23, 9. – Plur., omnes fulgores, Sen.: fulgores armorum, Tac.: cum stupet insanis acies fulgoribus, Hor.: alieno ex lumine an propriis luceat fulgoribus luna? Arnob. – 2) übtr., der Schimmer, Glanz, nominis, Ov.: gloriae, Val. Max.: honorum, Tac. – II) insbes., der Blitz, sofern er leuchtet, das Wetterleuchten, Lucr., Verg., Sen. u.a.: Plur., fulgores et tonitrua, Cic. de div. 2, 44.

Spanish > Greek

ἀπόστιλψις, ἄστραψις, αὐγή, ἀστραπή

Latin > English

fulgor fulgoris N M :: brightness/brilliance/radiance; splendor/glory; flame/flash; lightening/meteor