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stipator

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες → The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

stīpātor: ōris, m. stipo; prop. one that presses upon, crowds about another; hence,
I an attendant of a nobleman; in plur., attendants, train, suite, retinue, bodyguard, etc. (class.; used by the Romans in a bad sense; cf. satelles): latrones dicti ab latere, qui circum latera erant regi, quos postea a stipatione stipatores appellarunt, Varr. L. L. 7, § 52 Müll.: Alexander Pheraeus praemittebat de stipatoribus suis, qui scrutarentur arculas muliebres, Cic. Off. 2, 7, 25; of a royal train, Hor. S. 1, 3, 138; Sen. Clem. 1, 13, 1; Tac. A. 4, 25; 11, 16; Just. 13, 4 al.: stipatores corporis, Cic. Agr. 2, 13, 32: Venerii, id. Verr. 2, 3, 26, § 65; cf.: Catilina omnium flagitiorum atque facinorum circum se, tamquam stipatorum, catervas habebat, Sall. C. 14, 1.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

stīpātŏr,¹³ ōris, m. (stipo), celui qui fait cortège, qui escorte : Varro L. 7, 52 ; Cic. Off. 2, 25 ; stipatores corporis Cic. Agr. 2, 32, gardes du corps, satellites.

Latin > German (Georges)

stīpātor, ōris, m. (stipo), einer aus dem Gefolge eines Königs, der dessen Leib deckt, der Leibwächter, Varro LL., Cic. u.a.: als gehässige Bezeichnung der Begleiter jmds., stipatores corporis, Cic.: Venerei, Cic.

Latin > English

stipator stipatoris N M :: one of train surrounding a king; bodyguard, close attendant