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thyrsus

Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet -> May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
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English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Ar. and V. θύρσος, ὁ (Ran. 1211; Eur., Bacch. 188).

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

thyrsus: i, m., = θύρσος,>
I a stalk, stem of a plant.
I Lit., Plin. 19, 8, 39, § 129; 25, 8, 41, § 81; 26, 8, 33, § 51; Suet. Aug. 77; Col. 10, 370.—
II Transf.
   A A staff twined round with ivy and vine-shoots, borne by Bacchus and the Bacchantes; the Bacchic staff, thyrsus, Hor. C. 2, 19, 8; Ov. M. 3, 542; 3, 712; 4, 7; 9, 641; 11, 28; Stat. Th. 9, 614; Sen. Herc. Fur. 904; id. Oedip. 628 al. — Hence, poet. transf.,
   B A thorn, goad: acri Percussit thyrso laudis spes magna meum cor, Lucr. 1, 923; Ov. Tr. 4, 1, 43.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

thyrsus,¹¹ ī, m. (θύρσος),
1 tige des plantes : Plin. 19, 129 ; Col. Rust. 10, 370
2 thyrse [bâton couronné de feuilles de lierre ou de vigne, attribut de Bacchus: Hor. O. 2, 19, 8 ; Ov. M. 3, 542 ; Stat. Th. 9, 614.

Latin > German (Georges)

thyrsus, ī, m. (θύρσος), I) jeder Stengel eines Gewächses, der Strunk, Colum., Plin. u.a.: boleti, Hut, Apic.: lactuculae, Suet.: vulg. tirsus geschr., zB. tirsus lactucae, Apic. 4, 123. – II) der mit Efeu und Weinranken umwundene Stab, den Bacchus und die Bacchantinnen (Bacchae) schwärmend in der Hand trugen, der Thyrsus, Bacchusstab, Catull., Hor. u.a.

Latin > English

thyrsus thyrsi N M :: Bacchic wand tipped with a fir-cone, tuft of ivy or vine leaves