Callisto

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Callisto

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

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Καλλιστώ (Kallistṓ).

Proper noun[edit]

Callistō f (genitive Callistūs); third declension

  1. Callisto
    • Hyginus, fabulae, Iovis filii; in: Hygini fabulae, edidit Mauricius Schmidt, Jena, 1872, page 121:
      Arcas ex Callisto, Lycaonis filia
    • 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 . [...]
    • 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.
Inflection[edit]

Third declension, Greek type

Number Singular
nominative Callistō
genitive Callistūs
dative Callistō
accusative Callistō
ablative Callistō
vocative Callistō
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