Charlton T. Lewis; Charles Short [1879], A Latin Dictionary; Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [latindico13].
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memoriamĕmŏrĭa, ae, f. memor.

I The faculty of remembering, memory, recollection (class.): ubi me fugiet memoria, Plaut. Bacch. 1, 1, 2: Edepol, memoria's optumad, id. Mil. 1, 1, 45: bona, Cic. Att. 8, 4, 2: segnis ac lenta, Sen. Ep. 74, 1: tenacissima, Quint. 1, 1, 19: Hortensius memoriā tantā fuit, ut, etc., Cic. Brut. 88, 301: hoc in memoria mea penitus insedit, id. de Or. 2, 28, 122: in memoriam redigere, to recall to mind, recollect, id. Fam. 1, 9, 9; so, in memoriam reducere, id. Inv 1, 52, 98 memoriā comprehendere, to hold in the memory, commit to memory, id. do Or. 1, 34, 154: memoriā tenere, id. Sen. 4, 12; Caes. B. G. 1, 14: memoriā custodire, Cic. de Or. 1, 28, 127: memoriam agitare, to exercise the memory, Quint. 1, 8, 14: habere in memoriā, to remember, Ter. And. 1, 1, 13: hoc est mihi in memoriā, in my recollection, Cic. Sull. 13, 37: deponere aliquid ex memoriā, to forget a thing, id. ib. 6, 18: memoriam alicujus deponere, to forget, Caes. B. G. 1, 14: si memoria fefellerit, Quint. 11, 3, 127: hoc fugit memoriam meam, has escaped my recollection, id. 4, 5, 3: Carthaginem excidisse de memoriā, Liv. 29, 19, 12; cf.: memoriā cedere, id. 2, 33, 9: memoriā abire, id. 2, 4, 2 ut mea memoria est, Cic. Att. 13, 31, 4: ex memoriā exponam, from memory, id. Cat. 3, 6, 13.—

II Memory, remembrance: si quid faciendumst mulieri male ... Ibi ei inmortalis memoriast meminisse, Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 15: verterunt sese memoriae, remembrances are altered, i. e. times are changed, id. Truc. 2, 1, 10: memoriā dign' viri, Cic. Fin. 5, 1, 2: nostrae, id. Fam. 8, 3, 3: memoriae prodere sermonem alicujus, to hand down to posterity, to leave in writing, to record, id. de Or. 3, 4, 14: memoriam prodere, to transmit, hand down, Caes. B. G. 1, 13: traditur memoriae, prolapsum cecidisse, it is related, Liv. 5, 21: vivit, vivetque per omnium saeculorum memoriam, Vell. 2, 66, 5: (oratio) ad memoriam laudum domesticarum, Cic. Brut. 16, 62: quorum memoria et recordatio jucunda sane fuit, id. ib. 2, 9: memoria immortalis, Nep. Att. 11, 5.—

   B Transf.    1    The time of remembrance, period of recollection, time: multi superiori memoriā se in alias civitates contulerunt, in earlier times, Cic. Balb. 12, 28: Cratippus princeps hujus memoriae philosophorum, in our time, at the present time, id. Off. 3, 2, 5: quod persaepe et nostrā, et patrum memoriā acci dit, id. Font. 7, 13: usque ad nostram memoriam, id. Imp. Pomp. 18, 54: quod in omni memoriā est omnino inauditum, id. Vatin. 14, 33: post hominum memoriam, since the memory of man, id. Cat. 1, 7, 16: paulo supra hanc memoriam, a little before this, a short time since, Caes. B. G. 6, 19.—   2    An historical account, relation, narration: liber, quo iste omnium rerum memoriam breviter complexus est, Cic. Brut. 3, 14: de Magonis interitu duplex memoria prodita est, Nep. Hann. 8, 2: memoriam vitae prosā oratione composuit, Suet. Claud. 1 fin.

   b Concr., a written account, narrative, memoir: quispiam ex his, qui se ad litteras memoriasque veteres dediderat, Gell. 2, 21, 6: in veteribus memoriis scriptum legimus, id. 4, 6, 1; 7, 8, 1: sine ullā pristini auctoris memoriā, Suet. Dom. 5.—

   c (Eccl. Lat.) A monument, esp. a Christian church as a memorial of a saint or monument of a martyr: in memoriā Cypriani manere, Aug. Conf 5, 8, 3: memoriae martyrum templis deorum succedunt, id. Civ. Dei, 26, 5; 22, 8, 11 and 12 al.: memoriam sibi et suis com parare, Inscr. Grut. 827, 8.—

III Personified, the goddess of memory, = Mnemosyne, Afran. ap. Gell. 13, 8, 3: Jovis (filias, ex memoria uxore, Arn. 3, c. 37.
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Charlton T. Lewis; Charles Short [1879], A Latin Dictionary; Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [latindico13].
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