Comus
Comus Greek god of joy and revelry, from Latin, from Gk. komos "revel, merrymaking" (see COMEDY (Cf. comedy)).

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  • Comus — Comus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Comus — Escudo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Comus — (Myth.), so v. w. Komos …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • COMUS — Deus apud Ethnicos habitus commessationum, nocturnarumque saltationum praeses: In cuius militia auctorabantur iuvenes, qui coronati noctu cum facibus, Musicisque instrumentis, ad amicarum fores saltandi, canendique gratiâ concurrebant,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Comus — [kō′məs] n. [L < Gr kōmos, festival] Gr. & Rom. Myth. a young god of festivity and revelry …   English World dictionary

  • Comus — For other uses, see Comus (disambiguation). The Reign of Comus by Lorenzo Costa. In Greek mythology, Comus or Komos (Ancient Greek: Κῶμος) is the god of festivity, revels and nocturnal dalliances. He is a son and a cup bearer of the god Bacchus.… …   Wikipedia

  • Comus — 42° 48′ 48″ N 1° 53′ 28″ E / 42.8133, 1.8911 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Comus — /koh meuhs/, n. an ancient Greek and Roman god of drinking and revelry. Also, Komos. [ < L < Gk kômos revel; akin to COMEDY] * * * …   Universalium

  • comus — (ko mus ) s. m. Le dieu des festins chez les Grecs. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Terme grec qui veut dire proprement réjouissance avec repas danse et musique …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • COMUS —    the Roman deity who presided over festive revelries; the title of a poem by Milton, the most exquisite of English or any masks …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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