The spirits of dead, considered minor supernatural capabilities in ancient Roman faith.
The revered character of 1 who's died.
The benevolent spirits of the lifeless, especially of dead ancestors, viewed as family deities and protectors.
The souls or spirits of dead forefathers, conceived as deities or perhaps the subjects of reverence.
Plural as a type of mane.
a Persian prophet just who founded Manichaeism (216-276)
In Roman antiquity, the spirits of the dead regarded as tutelary divinities of the households; the deified tones for the lifeless, based on the belief that heart proceeded to occur also to have relations with planet following the human body had perished.
Hence—2. The nature of a deceased individual, or perhaps the shades regarding the dead, whether thought to be the item of a cult or perhaps not.
By metonymy— the low globe or infernal areas, while the abode associated with manes.