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Scīpĭo , ōnis, m. 1. scipio,
I.the name of a celebrated family in the gens Cornelia, the most famous members of which were the two conquerors of the Carthaginians, P. Cornelius Scipio Africanus major, in the second, and P. Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus minor, in the third Punic war. —In hexameter verse scanned nom. Scīpĭŏ, Luc. 4, 658; Sil. 8, 548; 10, 427; 13, 386; 13, 449 al.; cf., in the foll., 3. init.—Hence,
1. Scīpĭōnĕus , a, um, adj., of the Scipios (late Lat.), Fab. Cl. Gord. Fulg. Act. Mundi, 11, p. 141.—
2. Scīpĭŏnārĭus , a, um, adj.: “a Scipione quidam male dicunt Scipioninos: nam est Scipionarios,Varr. L. L. 9, § 71 Müll.—
3. Scīpĭădes or -as , ae, m. (cf. Prisc. p. 582 P), one of the Scipio family, a Scipio (poet. for Scipio, the oblique cases of which could not stand in hexameter verse): “Scipiadas, belli fulmen, Carthaginis horror,Lucr. 3, 1034; v. Lachm. ad h. 1.; Lucil. ap. Fest. s. v. scurrae, p. 294 Müll.; nom. Scipiades, Claud. III. Cons. Stil. praef. 1; gen., dat. Scipiadae, Prop. 3, 11, 59 (4, 10, 67); Hor. S. 2, 1, 72; Claud. B. Get. 141; acc. Scipiadem, Hor. S. 2, 1, 17; v. Heind. and Duntz. ad h. 1.; plur. nom. Scipiadae, Manil. 2, 790; Claud. Laud. Stil. 1, 381; gen. Scipiadum, id. Laud. Seren. 42; acc. Scipiadas, Verg. G. 2, 170; Claud. ap. Prop. et Olybr. 149.
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