Manes, The

   From Greek and Roman mythology, the hostile souls of the dead. They live in the Underworld and come to the Earth only on certain days. On these days offerings are made to the Manes.

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  • Manes — Ma nes, n. pl. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) The benevolent spirits of the dead, especially of dead ancestors, regarded as family deities and protectors. [1913 Webster] Hail, O ye holy manes! Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manes father of Atys — Manes was the eponymous first king of Maeonia (later known as Lydia) and father of Atys. He was the first king of the Atyad dynasty; see List of Kings of Lydia. (Histories 1.7, Herodotus) …   Wikipedia

  • manes — [mā′nēz΄] pl.n. [ME < L < IE base * mā , good: see MAÑANA] [often M ] 1. in ancient Roman belief, the deified souls of the dead, esp. of dead ancestors 2. [with sing. v.] the soul or spirit of a dead person …   English World dictionary

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