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Meaning & History

Welsh form of AMBROSE. Emrys Wledig (or Ambrosius Aurelianus) was a Romano-British military leader who fought against the invading Anglo-Saxons in the 5th century. Tales of his life were used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth to create the character of Merlin, who he called Merlinus Ambrosius or Myrddin Emrys.
Other Languages & CulturesAmbrosios, Ambrosius Ancient Greek Ambrozije Croatian Ambrož Czech Ambroos, Broos Dutch Ambrose English Ambroise French Ambrosi Georgian Ambrus Hungarian Ambrogio, Ambrogino, Giotto Italian Broos Limburgish Ambroży Polish Ambrósio Portuguese Ambrož Slovene Ambrosio Spanish
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute