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munimentum

Ὃν οἱ θεοὶ φιλοῦσιν ἀποθνήσκει νέος → He whom the gods love dies young
Menander, fr. 125

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

mūnīmentum: (moen-, archaic form, Enn. ap. Cic. Fin. 2, 32, 106 B. and K.), i, n. id.,
I a defence, fortification, intrenchment, rampart, bulwark, protection (class. but not in Cic.).
I Lit.: ut instar muri hae sepes munimenta praeberent, Caes. B. G. 2, 17: fossa, haud parvum munimentum, a planioribus aditu locis, Liv. 1, 33, 7: sepulcri, Dig. 11, 7, 37.—Esp., of military fortifications, intrenchments: tenere se munimentis, Tac. A. 13, 36: domūs munimentis septae, id. ib. 15, 38: munimentis se defendere, id. H. 5, 20: coërcere intra munimenta militem, id. ib. 2, 18: munimenta perrumpere, id. A. 12, 17: regni, i. e. flumina, Curt. 4, 5, 4.—Of a defence or covering for the body: munimentum ipsis equisque loricae plumatae sunt, Just. 41, 2, 10: pingues aliquando lacernas, munimenta togae accipimus, Juv. 9, 28.—
II Trop., defence, protection, shelter: id munimentum (Horatium Coclem) illo die fortuna urbis Romanae habuit, Liv. 2, 10: rati, noctem sibi munimento fore, Sall. J. 97, 3: munimento foret, id. ib. 50, 3: legiones firma imperii munimenta, Tac. H. 4, 52: legum, Val. Max. 6, 3 prooem.; 2, 1, 5.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

mūnīmentum,⁹ ī, n. (munio), tout ce qui protège, garantit ; rempart, moyen de défense : Cæs. G. 1, 17, 4 ; Liv. 1, 33, 7 || fortification, retranchement : Tac. Ann. 13, 36 ; H. 5, 20 || [fig.] rempart, défense, protection : Liv. 2, 10, 2 ; Sall. J. 97, 3 ; Tac. H. 4, 52.

Latin > German (Georges)

mūnīmentum (archaist. moenīmentum), ī, n. (munio), I) das Befestigungs- od. Verwahrungsmittel, Bollwerk, der Schutzbau, das Schutzmittel, der Schutz, fossa, haud parvum m., Liv.: ut instar muri hae saepes munimenta praeberent, Caes.: forum sine ullo terrestri aut maritimo munimento viderunt, Liv.: u. so v. milit. Verschanzungen, munimentis se tenere, se defendere, Tac. – von Schutzbauten, Brandmauern, domus munimentis saeptae, Tac. ann. 15, 38. – v. Körperbedeckung, munimentum ipsis equisque loricae plumatae sunt, Iustin.: lacernae, munimenta togae, Iuven. – II) bildl., der Schutz, die Stütze, id munimentum (Horatium Coclitem) illo die fortuna urbis Romanae habuit, Liv.: rati noctem sibi munimento fore, Sall.: id modo plebem agitabat, quonam modo tribuniciam potestatem, munimentum libertati (für die Fr.), rem intermissam repararent, Liv.: varia poenarum genera, utilia legum munimenta, Val. Max. – / Archaist. moenimenta, Enn. fr. var. 7 bei Cic. de fin. 2, 106 B. u. M. (Vahlen2 munimenta). – Heterogen. hic munimentus, Corp. inscr. Lat. 2, 266: Akk. hunc munimentum, Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 20989.

Latin > English

munimentum munimenti N N :: fortification, bulwark; defense, protection