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scriba

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

scrība: ae, m. scribo,
I a public or official writer, a clerk, secretary, scribe (whereas librarius or scriba librarius denotes a private secretary or amanuensis; notarius, a short-hand writer): scribas proprio nomine antiqui et librarios et poëtas vocabant. At nunc dicuntur scribae quidem librarii, qui rationes publicas scribunt in tabulis, etc., Fest. p. 333 Müll.: (scribarum) ordo est honestus, quod eorum hominum fidei tabellae publicae periculaque magistratuum committuntur, etc., Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 79, § 183; cf. id. ib. 2, 3, 78, § 182; 2, 3, 80, § 184 sq.; 2, 3, 80, § 187; id. Pis. 25, 61; id. Clu. 45, 126; id. Agr. 2, 13, 32 (distinguished from librarii): meus, id. Fam. 5, 20, 2; Liv. 2, 12; 22, 57; 40, 29; Suet. Claud. 1; 38; id. Vesp. 3; Hor. S. 1, 5, 35; 2, 5, 56; id. Ep. 1, 8, 2 et saep.; cf. also: SCRIBA AB EPISTOLIS LATINIS, Inscr. Orell. 41; 2437; and: SCRIBA LIBRARIVS, ib. 1621; 2950 al.—
   2    (Eccl. Lat.) A doctor of the Jewish law, one whose duty it was to guard and expound the sacred text, Vulg. 2 Reg. 8, 17; id. Matt. 23, 2 et saep.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

scrība,¹⁰ æ, m. (scribo),
1 copiste : Fest. 333
2 scribe, greffier : Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 183, etc.
3 secrétaire : Cic. Fam. 5, 20, 1 ; Nep. Eum. 1, 5 ; Liv. 22, 57, 3
4 pl., les scribes, docteurs de la loi chez les Juifs : Vulg.

Latin > German (Georges)

scrība, ae, m. (scribo), der Schreiber, bes. der beamtete Schreiber, der Sekretär, a) öffentlicher, eine Art Unterbeamter (Schrift- od. Rechnungsführer) im Dienste des Senates u. obrigkeitlicher Personen (Konsuln, Prätoren, Ädilen, Quästoren, Statthalter), die in Rom einen ehrenvollen Stand bildeten, Cic.: scriba aedilicius, Cic.: quaestorius, Suet.: equitum, Eskadronschreiber, Curt. 7, 1, 15: – bei Fürsten, Nep. Eum. 1, 5: regum scribae, Firm. math. 8, 25. p. 233, 20 ed. Basil. – b) bei Privatpersonen, scriba librarius, Varro (sonst bloß librarius gen.): scriba Neronis, Hor.: so auch scriba meus, Cic. ep. 5, 20, 1: scriba ab epistulis, Schreiber, Sekretär, Inscr. Vgl. über die scribae Benecke Cic. Cat. 4, 15. p. 285 sq. Klotz zu Cic. Reden 3, 861 ff.

Latin > English

scriba scribae N M :: scribe, clerk