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Linos
Linus
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Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Linos
LINOS ΛίνοςI. Linos is a minor Greek hero who is the personification of a cry in laments, ailinon, itself probably of oriental origin (Chantraine 1980). As a theophorous name, it occurs only once in the NT (2 Tim 4:21).II. The personification of the ritual cry ailinon is already found in Hesiod (fr.