1_ Manes or Mani was a heretic to the Judeo-Christian religions who proclaimed himself the Last Biblical Prophet and preached his beliefs known as Manichaeism during the third century. His name in Persian 1605; 1575; 1606; 17( it means "jewel". 2º_ Name of 5 cities, in Grevena ( Greece ) , Punjab ( Pakistan ) , Missouri ( USA ) , Durres ( Albania ) and Lorri ( Armenia ). 3º_ In Roman mythology it was the name of the protective spirits of families, supposedly of deceased ancestors. It is always used as a plural . 4º_ Inflection of the verb manar . See verbs/manes .