Beltein
Beltein \Bel"tein\, Beltin \Bel"tin\, n. See {Beltane}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • BELTEIN —    See BELTANE …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Beltin — Beltein Bel tein, Beltin Bel tin, n. See {Beltane}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bealteine — (irisch und gälisch, entstellt beiltine, beltein, belton, beltam), keltisches Frühlingsfest, das am 2. Mai begangen wurde, wobei Menschen und Haustiere zwischen zwei brennenden Scheiterhaufen schritten, wie beim römischen Palilienfest. Ihm… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • BELTANE —    or BELTEIN    an ancient Celtic festival connected with the sun worship, observed about the 1st of May and the 1st of November, during which fires were kindled on the tops of hills, and various ceremonies gone through …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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