[ mahg-noos ahn-noos ]
/ ˈmɑg nʊs ˈɑn nʊs /
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the Great Year: a cycle of years, usually a thousand, that begins with a Golden Age, steadily deteriorates, and ends with a universal catastrophe, either a fire or a flood.
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How to use Magnus Annus in a sentence
Another Maximus factor is the august Roman -us ending, with other names like Atticus, Cassius, Augustus and Magnus heating up.Top Baby Names of the Future|Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry, Linda Rosenkrantz|December 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Some of these were conceded by public opinion as their due, as in the case of Cnaeus Pompeius, who took Magnus as his cognmen.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Thereafter died King Magnus the Good, & all folk mourned his death.
So said so done; and the 142 ships of Harald were hove out of berth, and King Magnus put his ships into their place.
The King said: Dost desire that thy kinsman Magnus should give thee grace?
King Haralds son Magnus steered the ship which lay lowest in the river-mouth and nighest out to the lake.