Callisto

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Καλλιστώ (Kallistṓ).

Proper nounEdit

Callisto

  1. (Greek mythology) A nymph of Artemis.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

Solar System in English · Solar System (layout · text)
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Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable
moons
Moon Phobos
Deimos
Ganymede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Καλλιστώ (Kallistṓ).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Callistō f sg (genitive Callistūs); fourth declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Callisto
    • (Can we date this quote?), Hyginus, fabulae, Iovis filii; in: Hygini fabulae, edidit Mauricius Schmidt, Jena, 1872, page 121:
      Arcas ex Callisto, Lycaonis filia
    • (Can we date this quote?), Hyginus, astronomica; in: Hygini astronomica ex codicibus a se primum collatis recensuit Bernhardus Bunte. Accedunt prolegomena, commentarius, excerpta ex codicibus, index, epimetron, Lipsia, 1875, page 34:
      IV ARCTOPHYLAX. De hoc fertur ut sit Arcas nomine, Callistus et Iouis filius, quem dicitur Lycaon, cum Iuppiter ad eum in hospitium uenisset, cum alia carne concisum pro epulis apposuisse . [...]
    • (Can we date this quote?), Catullus, poem 66; in: Catullus[,] Tibullus and Pervigilium Veneris, 1921, page 132f. with English translation by F. W. Cornish:
      Virginis et saevi contingens namque Leonis | lumina, Callisto iuncta Lycaoniae, | vertor in occasum, tardum dux ante Booten, | qui vix sero alto mergitur Oceano.
      for I, touching the fires of the Virgin and the raging Lion, and close by Callisto daughter of Lycaon, move to my setting, while I point the way before slow Bootes, who scarce late at night dips in deep ocean.
  2. (New Latin) Callisto (moon)

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun (all cases except the genitive singular in ), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Callistō
Genitive Callistūs
Dative Callistō
Accusative Callistō
Ablative Callistō
Vocative Callistō

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Callisto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Callisto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1568