Translation: from latin

CLYPEUS

  • 1 clypeus

        Clypeus, vel Clypeum. Virg. Bouclier.
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        Ardentes clypei. Virgil. Reluisans.
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        Saluus. Cic. Sauvé, qui n'est point tombé entre les mains des ennemis.
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        Septemplex. Virg. De sept doubles de cuir.
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        Auro clypeum accendere. Sil. Dorer.
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        Cauare clypeum alicuius. Stat. Perser.
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        Flagrare sydereo clypeo. Virgil. Porter un bouclier reluisant.
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        Opponere clypeum. Ouid. Mettre au devant.
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        Vestire clypeos caesis iuuencis. Stat. Couvrir de cuir de beuf.

    Dictionarium latinogallicum > clypeus

  • 2 clypeus

    круглый, медный щит римских воинов (1. 5 § 12 D. 9, 3).

    Латинско-русский словарь к источникам римского права > clypeus

  • 3 clypeus

    round/embossed shield (usu. bronze); disk of sun; vault of sky; meteorite

    Latin-English dictionary > clypeus

  • 4 clypeus

    clĭpĕus (in inscrr. and MSS. also clŭp- and clyp-), i, m. ( clĭpĕum, i, n., Verg. A. 9, 709; Liv. 1, 43, 2; 34, 52, 5; 35, 10, 12; 38, 35, 5; 40, 51, 3; Licin. et Laber. ap. Non. p. 196, 22 sq. al.) [root in clepo].
    I.
    The round brazen shield of Roman soldiers (diff. from scutum, which was oval, and made of wood covered with bull's hide; cf. Dict. of Antiq. p. 268 sq.), Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 93 Müll.; id. ap. Prisc. p. 838 P. (Enn. Ann. 364 Vahl.); Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 195; 3, 2, 93; id. Truc. 2, 6, 25; Cic. Fin. 2, 30, 97; id. Div. 1, 44, 99; id. Tusc. 1, 15, 34; id. de Or. 2, 17, 73; Nep. Iphic. 1, 3; Liv. 1, 43, 2; 8, 8, 3; 9, 19, 7; Verg. A. 2, 443; 7, 626; 8, 447; Hor. C. 1, 28, 11; Ov. M. 8, 27; 12, 621.—Prov.:

    clipeum post vulnera sumere,

    i. e. to do something when it is too late, Ov. Tr. 1, 3, 35. —
    B.
    Trop., a shield, protection, defence, Claud. IV. Cons. Hon. 433.—
    II.
    Meton., of objects in the form of a shield. *
    A.
    The vault of heaven: in altisono caeli clupeo, Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 73 Müll.—
    * B.
    The disk of the sun, Ov. M. 15, 192.—
    C.
    A round meteor:

    clipei et vastorum imagines ignium,

    Sen. Q. N. 1, 1, 15; 7, 20, 2; Plin. 2, 34, 34, § 100.—But esp. freq.,
    D.
    A bust of the gods or distinguished men, represented upon a shield-formed surface (of gold, silver, etc., skilfully prepared, and often laid up as sacred gifts in the temples; so mostly in neutr. form; v. supra init.):

    scutis qualibus apud Trojam pugnatum est, continebantur imagines, unde et nomen habuere clipeorum,

    Plin. 35, 3, 4, § 13; Liv. 25, 39, 13; 35, 10, 12; Tac. A. 2, 83; Suet. Calig. 16; id. Dom. 23; Dig. 9, 3, 5 fin.
    E.
    Clipeum antiqui ob rotunditatem etiam corium bovis appellarunt, in quo foedus Gabinorum cum Romanis fuerat descriptum, Paul. ex Fest. p. 56 Müll. (cf. the same use of hoplon, Corp. Inscr. Graec. II. p. 664).

    Lewis & Short latin dictionary > clypeus

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  • CLYPEUS — Casaubono ad Trebellium, in Divo Claudio, c. 3. duo significat, scutum sive ἀπίδα et imaginem: Prima, inquit, inventio fuit ad necessitatem, ut corpus defenderet; dein accessit decoris et elegantiae studium, coeperuntque pingiscuta: inde nominis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Clypeus — Clyp e*us, n.; pl. {Clypei}. [L., a shield.] (Zo[ o]l.) The frontal plate of the head of an insect. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clypĕus [1] — Clypĕus (lat.), 1) runder Schild, s. Schild; 2) kleines, schildförmiges Brustbild; 3) (Zool.), bei Schildkröten das Rückenschild; bei Insecten das Kopfschild …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Clypĕus [2] — Clypĕus, Gattung aus der Familie der Seeigel; schildförmig, mit 5 blätterartigen, krummen Fühlergängen u. mit warziger Oberfläche; weder Mund noch After in der Mitte; s. Seeigel u. Echiniten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • clypeus — clypeus, or clipeus /klipiyas/ In old English law, a shield; metaphorically one of a noble family. @ clypei prostrati noble families extinct @ …   Black's law dictionary

  • clypeus — [klip′ē əs] n. pl. clypei [klip′ē ī΄] [ModL < L clipeus, clupeus, a shield] a median plate or shieldlike process on the anterior portion of the head of certain insects …   English World dictionary

  • Clypeus — For the ancient Greco Roman shield, see Clipeus The clypeus is one of the sclerites that makes up the face of an arthropod. In insects, the clypeus delimits the lower margin of the face, with the labrum articulated along the ventral margin of the …   Wikipedia

  • Clypeus — Der Kopfschild von Coprimorphus scrutator Der Clypeus, auch Stirnplatte genannt, ist Teil des Kopfschildes bei Insekten und liegt mittig direkt über dem Labrum. Oft ist die Stirnplatte durch Furchen deutlich von den anderen Teilen des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • clypeus — n. [L. clypeus, shield] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) The anterior tagma between eyes and cheliceral bases in arachnids. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) That part of the head bearing the labrum. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The sclerite on the lower part… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • clypeus — clypeal, adj. /klip ee euhs/, n., pl. clypei /klip ee uy , ee ee /. the area of the facial wall of an insect s head between the labrum and the frons, usually separated from the latter by a groove. [1825 35; < NL, special use of L clypeus, clipeus …   Universalium

  • clypeus — An unpaired dorsal unit of the cephalon bearing the labrum medially and the mandibular fossae laterally. The fossae articulate with the dorsal condyle of the mandibles [Wilson, 1989]. Part of head carrying labrum; plate on anterior medial part of …   Crustacea glossary


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