previous next
Nŭmantĭa , ae, f.,
I.a city in Hispania Tarraconensis, captured and destroyed by Scipio Africanus the Younger, now Garray, Liv. Ep. 47; 54 sq.; Cic. Off. 1, 11, 35; Flor. 2, 18; Eutr. 4, 17; Mel. 2, 6, 4.—Hence,
II. Nŭmantīnus , a, um, adj., Numantine. De Numantino foedere, made by C. Mancinus, but not ratified by the Senate, Cic. Rep. 3, 18, 28; id. Fin. 2, 17, 54.—Subst.: -mantīnus , i, m., a surname given to Scipio Africanus, as the taker of Numantia; cf. Ov. F. 1, 596.—In plur. -mantīni , ōrum, m., the Numantines, Juv. 8, 11; Liv. Ep. 59.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: