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septem

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

septem:
I num. adj. indecl. [Sanscr. saptan; Gr. ἑπτά; Goth. sibun; Germ. sieben; Engl. seven, seven: septem menses sunt, quom, etc., Plaut. Most. 2, 2, 39: septem milia, id. Mil. 1, 1, 46: dis, quibus septem placuere colles, Hor. C. S. 7: septem et decem, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 89: decem et septem, Liv. 33, 21, 8; Plin. Ep. 2, 17, 2: decem septemque, Nep. Cato, 1, 2: decem septem, Liv. 24, 15, 2 Weissenb.; cf. Prisc. p. 1170 P.; v. also septendecim: septem et viginti minae, Plaut. Merc. 2, 3, 94: septem et triginta annos, Cic. Rep. 2, 10, 17; Liv. 1, 21 fin.: sex aut septem loca, Lucr. 4, 577; also unconnected: illum his mensibus Sex septem non vidisse proximis, Ter. Eun. 2, 3, 40; so, sex septem, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 58.—With numerals: VI. VII. diebus, Cic. Att. 10, 8, 6 Orell. N. cr.: septem miracula, the seven wonders of the world, Plin. 36, 5, 4, § 30; Val. Max. 4, 6, 1 ext.; so, septem mira, Lact. 3, 24, 2: septem spectacula, Vitr. 2, 8, 11; cf. Gell. 10, 18, 4.—
II In partic.
   A As subst., the seven sages of Greece: eos vero septem, quos Graeci sapientes nominaverunt, Cic. Rep. 1, 7, 12; id. Tusc. 5, 3, 7; id. Lael. 2, 7; id. de Or. 3, 34, 137; id. Fin. 2, 3, 7; id. Off. 3, 4, 16: qui (Bias) sapiens habitus est unus e septem, id. Lael. 16, 59: Thales, qui sapientissimus in septem fuit, id. Leg. 2, 11, 26.—
   B Septem Aquae, a lake in the Reatine territory, Cic. Att. 4, 15, 5.—
   C Septem Stellae, for septentriones, the seven-stars, the Pleiades, Sen. Troad. 443.—
   D Septem Maria, the lagunes at the mouth of the Po, where Venice was afterwards founded, Plin. 3, 15, 16, § 119; Tac. H. 3, 9.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(1) septem,⁹ ind. (ἑπτά), sept : septem et triginta Cic. Rep. 2, 17, trente-sept ; viginti et septem Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 123, vingt-sept || unus e septem Cic. Læl. 59, un des sept sages [de la Grèce] ; sapientissimus in septem Cic. Leg. 2, 26, le plus sage parmi les sept, cf. Cic. Rep. 1, 12 ; etc. || septem stellæ Sen. Troad. 439 = septentriones.

Latin > German (Georges)

septem, Num. (altind. saptá, griech. επτά, gotisch u. ahd. sibun), sieben, I) im allg.: s. milia, Plaut.: s. et decem, Plaut. u. Cic., od. decem et s., Liv., od. decem septemque, Nep.: od. septem decem od. decem septem, Liv. (vgl. Prisc. 18, 172 [u. dazu Hertz S. 286, 22]. Fabri u. Müller Liv. 24, 15, 2. Neue-Wagener Formenl.3 2, 287): s. et viginti, s. et triginta, Cic.: s. et septuaginta, Nep.: septem miracula, die sieben Wunder (Wunderwerke) der Welt, Plin. 36, 30. Val. Max. 4, 6. ext. 1: dies. septem mira, Lact. 3, 24, 2, od. septem spectacula, Vitr. 2, 8, 11, od. septem omnium terrarum spectacula, Gell. 10, 18, 4. – II) insbes.: A) septem (οἱ επτά), die sieben Weisen Griechenlands (vgl. Cic. de or. 3, 137), Cic. Tusc. 5, 7; de amic. 7 u. 59. – B) septem stellae = septemtriones, das Gestirn des großen Bären, das Siebengestirn, Acc. tr. 566. Sen. Troad. 443 (448). – C) Septem aquae, die Vereinigung sehr wasserreicher Bäche in der reizenden Berggegend von Reate (j. Rieti), j. der See Sta. Susanna, Cic. ad Att. 4, 15, 5.

Latin > English

septem septimus -a -um, septeni -ae -a, septie(n)s NUM :: seven