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Meaning & History

Probably an Irish form of LUGUS. In Irish mythology Lugh was a divine hero who led the Tuatha De Danann against the Fomorians who were led by his grandfather Balor. Lugh killed Balor by shooting a stone into his giant eye.
Variants, Lug
Other Languages & CulturesLugus, Lugos Celtic Mythology Lleu, Llew Welsh Mythology

Categories

heroes, mythology
Entry updated July 28, 2009   Contribute