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Definition of the noun aengus

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noun - plural: -

  1. Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women

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Google previewTravel eGuide: Ireland (2016)

Discover a charming country, full of history and mystery! by Cristina Rebiere, Olivier Rebiere

or Dun Aengus is the main attraction of the island, located on the top of steep...

Google previewSketch of the Religions of the World (1904)

by Robert Shaw (M. A.)

There "Naesi, son of Uishneach," Is Aenghes son of Thaishneach ; That is Aengus is the good name And Naesi is short form of same. 389. Now name Aughaes or Aenghaeshach As out in genitive it doth pop: — Is Thaishanach or Thaishan ...

Google previewA Study Guide for Anonymous's "Tain Bo Cuailnge"

by Gale, Cengage Learning

Aengus. Aengus is an Ulster warrior who turns aside the whole Connacht army, pelting them with flagstones. The Connacht army eventually overwhelms and kills him. Aife. Aife is a woman warrior living on the island of Britain.

Google previewCome Home to Erin (2012)

by Tom Melican

Aengus is a good strong name that can stand on its own.

Google previewWorld of Baby Names, A (Revised) (2003)

by Teresa Norman

AENGUS A borrowing from the Scottish, Aengus is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Aonghus (one, choice, preeminent). (EEN-GUS) AculSTfN Gaelic form of Augustine, a name derived from the Latin Augustinus, a diminutive of ...

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

SEE ALSO REMARKS during the Tho's boar cut up the father was Cet mac Magach / Mac Da Tho Aengus, a tall blond warrior of Ulster, arose verbal battle for the hero's portion of Mac Da and challenged the right of Cet of Connacht to boar.

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints

Aengus (d. 824) > Called Dengus and "the Cul- dee," a hermit and author of the Festology of the Saints of Ireland, or The Felire. The term "Culdee" refers to Aengus' love of solitude: Ceile De was a name given to the hermits of the time. Born in ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1914)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Andrew Alphonsus MacErlean

See Aengus, Saint.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ireland (2013)

by Frank A. Biletz

Significant archaeological remains include several late Bronze Age forts, most spectacularly Dún Aonghasa (Dun Aengus), a semicircular stone structure on the top of a 100-meter-high cliff. During a memorable excursion by the Ethnological ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines (1882)

Being a Continuation of 'The Dictionary of the Bible' by William Smith, Henry Wace

Aengus the Culdee, who came to Tallaght while Maelruaiu was abbat. On ground given him by Donnchadh king of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore (2009)

by Patricia Monaghan

Aonghus (Angus, Aengus, Oengus) Irish and Scottish hero or god. Several mythological and heroic figures of Ireland and Scotland bear this name, which means “strength” or “vigor.” • Aonghus Óg, who also goes by the name Aonghus mac Óg ...

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Small photo of Irish landscape - view from Dun Aengus, an ancient fort.Small photo of Dun Aonghasa or Dun Aengus is the most famous of several prehistoric forts on the Aran Islands of County Galway, Ireland. It is on Inishmore, at the edge of an 100 metre high cliffSmall photo of Cliffs near Dun Aengus, Inishmore, Aran islands in IrelandSmall photo of Dun Aengus, an ancient fort on Inishmore, Aran Islands, IrelandSmall photo of Tourists on Dun Aengus cliffs, Inishmore, Ireland, August-11-2014Small photo of Tourists on Dun Aengus cliffs, Inishmore, Ireland, August-11-2014Small photo of Cliff of Don Aengus, Inishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland More...

Scrabble value of A1E1N1G2U1S1

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