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Thought you might like this link:
I am seeking fellow lovers of Mother Earth. As a Pagan Priestess I am fighting my 3rd (hopefully final) battle with the State of Wisconsin and the Department of Corrections. I encourage you to please read the following Link explaining what is happening… Thank you. Brightest of Blessings
Chaplain Jamyi Witch
You should credit images, especially when they are (c):
Thanks. That Flickr site is not where I found it, however.
Originally, the blurb on Michael Witzel’s book was longer:
“Not since Frazer’s Golden Bough, not since Casaubon’s Key to All Mythologies, has anyone achieved such a grand synthesis of world mythology. Boldly swimming upstream against the present scholarly emphasis on difference and context, Witzel assembles massive evidence for a single, prehistoric, Ur-mythology. An astonishing book”
Casaubon is, of course, a character in Middlemarch. Surely you have correctly interpreted Doniger’s meaning. It seems that OUP may not have, in time. The Casaubon reference was on Amazon, but has been edited out without ellipses! I wonder what the text is on the physical book! Surely Witzel himself must have seen the blurbs in advance of publication.
Chas – Since Google is killing its Reader I’m moving all of my RSS feeds to Yahoo. However, when I try to copy and paste your URL Yahoo will not accept it and when I try to click on the RSS feed icon on your site it comes up with a page of html code. Can you perhaps look at your blog site and see what’s going on with the RSS link?
Thanks a million – I don’t want to lose the feed to your blog.
Not sure how to contact you except by this method. Saw this today, May 12, 2013, on Time’s website: http://lightbox.time.com/2013/05/10/pictures-of-the-week-may-3-may-10/#4
Really got excited because this is where my Grandfather was from. I knew that he practiced “double religion” (dvoeverie) but I had no idea it was still being practiced! Unfortunately, my die-hard Polish Catholic Grandmother put a stop to his practices as she called them, “blasphemy”.
Anyhow… Thought you’d be interested in this link.
Oh… here’s another link to this. http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTR2M1IA#a=1
Yurya, or St. George, was the Christian version of Perun (slavic), Perkunas (Lithuanian), Thor (Germanic). The iconagraphy is typical Indo-European version of a sky god slaying the “monster”, like Illuyanka being killed by Tarhunt. In the slavic case, it’s Veles, the god of the underworld by killed by Perun. Here’s a link to from 8th Century CE Croatia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Perun_i_Veles.JPG
Great photos — thanks for the links.
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