previous next
Formĭae , ārum, f. for sformiae, σϝορμιαι, from old form Ὁρμίαι, place of anchorage; cf. ὅρμος,
I.a very ancient city of Latium, on the borders of Campania, the fabled seat of the Laestrygones, now Mola di Gaeta, Mel. 2, 4, 9; Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 59; Cic. Att. 2, 13, 2; id. Fam. 16, 12, 5; id. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 6, § 17; Hor. C. 3, 17, 6.—
II. Derivv.
A. Formĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Formiae, Formian: “colles,Hor. C. 1, 20, 11: “saxa,Liv. 22, 16, 4: “fundus P. Rutilii,Cic. N. D. 3, 35, 86: “dies,spent in Formiae, Mart. 10, 30, 26.—
B. Subst.
1. Formĭ-ānum , i, n., a villa in Formiae: “of Cicero,Cic. Att. 4, 2, 7; id. Fam. 16, 10, 1; ib. 12, 6; “of C. Laelius,id. Rep. 1, 39; “of Dolabella,id. Att. 15, 13, 5.—
2. Formĭāni , ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Formiae, Formians, Cic. Att. 2, 14, 2.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (11 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 16.10.1
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 16.12.5
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 15.13.5
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 2.13.2
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 2.14.2
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 4.2.7
    • Cicero, Letters to his brother Quintus, 1.1.6
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.59
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 22, 16
    • Cicero, De Republica, 1.39
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 3.35
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: