Linus


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Linus,

in the New Testament, Roman Christian. He is often identified with St. LinusLinus, Saint
, d. A.D. 76?, pope (A.D. 67?–A.D. 76?), martyr, an Italian; successor of St. Peter and predecessor of St. Cletus (or Anacletus). Nothing is known of his life, but he has been (as early as 189) identified with the biblical Linus. Feast: Sept. 23.
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Linus,

in Greek mythology. 1 Son of Apollo and Psamathe of Argos. He was deserted by his mother on a hillside and devoured by dogs. When Psamathe's father learned what his daughter had done, he had her killed. For this double outrage, Apollo cursed Argos with a plague for which there could be no release until Psamathe and Linus were propitiated with prayers and songs of lamentation. The "Linus song," a lament derived from this legend, was sung at harvest time as a dirge for the dying vegetation. 2 Famous musician who taught Hercules. When Linus tried to punish Hercules, the latter killed him. Another legend says that Linus was killed by Apollo, who tolerated no rivals in music.

Linus

cartoon character who is lost without his security blanket. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 542–543]

Linus

musician and poet; invented melody and rhythm. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 152]
See: Music
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Et Linus de Paulo et Seneca ait: 'Institutor imperatoris adeo est illi amicitia copulatus videns in eo diuinam scientiam, vt sea colloquio illius temporare vix posset.
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