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innocentia

Οὐδ' ἄμμε διακρινέει φιλότητος ἄλλο, πάρος θάνατόν γε μεμορμένον ἀμφικαλύψαι -> Nor will anything else divide us from our love before the fate of death enshrouds us
Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica 3.1129f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

in-nŏcentĭa: ae, f.,
I harmlessness.
I Lit.: ferorum animalium, Plin. 37, 13, 77, § 201: fumi graveolentis, Pall. 1, 35 med.—
II Transf.
   A In gen., blamelessness, innocence: est innocentia affectio talis animi, quae noceat nemini, Cic. Tusc. 3, 8, 16; id. Phil. 3, 10, 25: rigidae innocentiae Cato erat, Liv. 39, 40, 10: sola innocentia vivere, i. e. with no other support, id. 2, 3, 4: mutuā innocentiā tutum esse, where no one seeks to injure another, Plin. 12, 14, 32, § 59.—
   B In partic., uprightness, integrity, disinterestedness: quantā innocentiā debent esse imperatores, Cic. de Imp. Pomp. 13, 36: suam innocentiam (opp. avaritiam) perpetuā vitā esse perspectam, Caes. B, G. 1, 40.—
   C Collect. concr., innocent persons: innocentiam liberare, Cic. de Or. 1, 46, 202.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

innŏcentĭa,⁹ æ, f.,
1 innocuité : Pall. 1, 35, 11 ; Plin. 37, 201
2 mœurs irréprochables, intégrité, vertu : Cic. Pomp. 36 ; Br. 258 ; Tusc. 3, 16 || innocence, non-culpabilité : Cic. de Or. 1, 202 ; Sulla 4 ; 92 ; Phil. 2, 115 || [en part.] désintéressement, intégrité : Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 217 ; Clu. 95 ; Cæs. G. 1, 40, 13.

Latin > German (Georges)

innocentia, ae, f. (innocens), I) die Unschädlichkeit, des Wildes, Plin.: fumi, Pallad. – II) übtr., die Unschuld = Unsträflichkeit, Harmlosigkeit, Rechtschaffenheit, insbes. die Unbescholtenheit, strenge Rechtlichkeit, Uneigennützigkeit (Ggstz. avaritia), Cic. u.a. – meton., die Unschuld = die Unschuldigen, innocentiam iudiciorum poenā liberare, Cic. de or. 1, 202.

Latin > English

innocentia innocentiae N F :: harmlessness; innocence, integrity