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Lewis : advenio

advenio, advĕnĭo, vēni, ventum, 4, v. a., to come to a place, to reach, arrive at (syn.: accedere, adventare, adire, appellere, adesse); constr. absol., with ad, in, or acc. Lit.: verum praetor advenit, Naev. ap. Non. 468, 27 (Bell. Pun. v. 44 Vahl.): ad vos adveniens, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 16, 38 (Trag. v. 14 Vahl.): ad forum, Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 6; so id. Curc. 1, 2, 55; id. Am. prol. 32; cf. id. Men. 5, 2, 6: advenis modo? Admodum, Ter. Hec. 3, 5, 8; Caecil. ap. Non. 247, 6: procul a patria domoque, Lucr. 6, 1103: ad auris, id. 6, 166; so id. 3, 783; 4, 874; 6, 234: in montem Oetam, Att. ap. Non. 223, 2: in provinciam, Cic. Phil. 11, 12 (so Ov. M. 7, 155: somnus in ignotos oculos): ex Hyperboreis Delphos, Cic. N. D. 3, 23: est quiddam, advenientem non esse peregrinum atque hospitem, id. Att. 6, 3; Verg. A. 10, 346; Ov. Tr. 1, 9, 41.—With simple acc.: Tyriam urbem, Verg. A. 1, 388: unde hos advenias labores, Stat. Th. 5, 47 (whether in Tac. A. 1, 18, properantibus Blaesus advenit, the first word is a dat., as Rudd. II. p. 135, supposes, or an abl. absol., may still be doubted).—Also with sup.: tentatum advenis, Ter. Phorm. 2, 3, 41; so id. ib. 2, 3, 13.

Transf. Poet., in adding an entire thought as an amplification of what precedes (for accedo, q. v.): praeter enim quam quod morbis cum corporis aegret, Advenit id quod eam de rebus saepe futuris Macerat, etc., beside that it often suffers with the body itself, this often occurs, that it is itself tormented in regard to the future, etc., Lucr. 3, 825.

In the perf., the act of coming being considered as completed, to have come, i. e. to be somewhere, to be present (v. adventus, B.; cf. Herz. ad Caes. B. G. 2, 27); of time: mterea dies advenit, quo die, etc., appeared, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 15; so, ubi dies advenit, Sall. J. 113, 5: advenit proficiscendi hora, Tac. H. 4, 62: tempus meum nondum advenit, Vulg. Joan. 7, 6.

To come into one's possession, to accrue, Sall. J. 111; cf. Liv. 45, 19 med.To come by conveyance, to be brought; of a letter: advenere litterae (for allatae sunt), Suet. Vesp. 7.