Λουγοι

Attested:  Ptolemy 2,3,12 Λουγοι (or Λουγοι) and Λουγους

Where:  People in north-east Scotland, possibly in Loth (formerly Logh) north of the Moray Firth.

Name origin:  About Leug- see here.  A people might well be bound together by an oath.

Notes:  Ptolemy’s other Λουγοι, living in Germany/Poland, were known by various names such as Lugii to other classical authors, and his Λουγονοι lived in north-west Iberia.

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Last Edited: 27 December 2016