Óengus I

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Óengus mac Fergusa
King of the Picts
The figure o the Auld Testament Keeng Dauvit shawn killin a lion on the St Aundras Sarcophagus is thocht tae represent Keeng Óengus. The feegur is dressed as a Roman emperor o Late Antiquity an wears a fibula lik that o the Emperor Justinian on the mosaic at San Vitale, Ravenna.[1]
PredecessorNechtan son o Der-Ile
SuccessorBridei mac Fergus
Dee'dc. 761
BuirialSt Aundras

Óengus son o Fergus (Pictish: *Onuist map Urguist;[lower-alpha 1] Auld Erse: Óengus mac Fergusso, "Angus mac Fergus"), wis keeng o the Pechts frae 732 till his daith in 761.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Forsyth (2000) discusses the various forms o Óengus's name, an aa providin Ungus(t) as an alternative Pecht form.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. See Charles-Edwards (2000), Yorke (2006), pp. 236–237 an Henderson (1998), pp. 105ff. For seemilar eemages, see Henderson & Henderson (2004), pp. 130–132.