Codex Vindobonensis Mexicanus 1, pp. 29-52

Text is in vertical columns (to be read toward the right) through p. 52. Text is in horizontal rows (to be read going rightward) on pp. 53 through p. 65.

Codex Vindobonensis Mexicanus 1 = Nostoi (Homecomings from Ilion) etc.

Nostoi etc. etc.


Codex Vindobonensis Mexicanus 1

The father of Deirdre is Fedlimid (/fai`d/ 'outcry' + /li`mad/ 'polishing') : when at her birth the prophecy concerning her future beauty was announced by a druid, it produced a consummate outcry (ECM&F, s.v. "Deirdre", p. 123a).

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package [symbolic of destiny?] is tied by a man.

Fleet-of-foot (ECM&F, s.v. "Leborcham") heroine Lebarcham (/lebar/ 'supple' + /ce`im/ 'stride') "was put in charge of" Deirdre. Deirdre noted 6 features : raven, calf's blood, snow; denoting No`isiu's skin, lips, hair (ECM&F, s.v. "Deirdre", p. 123a).

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goddess "SIX Eagle".

Deirdre forced her own head (ECM&F, s.v. "Deirdre", p. 123b) "against a stone." ["flattened" it]

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goddess "Three Crocodile".

Deirdre's daughter is (ECM&F, s.v. "Ai`bgre`ne") Ai`bgre`ne (/ab/ 'river' + /grian/ 'gravel').

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goddess "Two Flower".

There are in county Tipperary "12 mountains named for ... goddess E`BHLINNE", plus a mountain for goddess Fo`dla (ECM&F, s.v. "Mauher Slieve").

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red-bird-helmeted goddess "THIRTEEN Flower".

Uisneach (/esnach/ 'ribs') "whose wife Ebhla was daughter of CATHBAD" (ECM&F, s.v. "Uisneach", p. 461a).

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2 serpent-foreheaded {cf. Aiguptian ouraios on forehead, symbolizing a 3rd eye} gods.

Flat-headed (DCeM, s.v. "Fiachu Muillethan", p. 195a) Fiachu king of Muman granted land to (ibid., p. 195b) Mug Ruith.

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crocodile-helmeted god "One Crocodile". {crocodile-heads are flat}

Father of Mug Ruith is CeTHERN. {cf. KiTHAiRoN (/kithara/ 'guitar, TRIANGULAR lute') of Plataia}

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reptile-mouthed {some reptile-heads are TRIANGULAR} eagle-helmeted god.

"Together Simon Magus and Mug Ruith construct a flying machine" (DCeM, s.v. "Mug Ruith").

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2 gods, each named "Seven MOTION".

"Tlachtga ... was the daughter of Mug Ruith" (DCeM, s.v. "Tlachtga"). "Mug Ruith ... by merely blowing his breath ... could ... raise tempests." (DCeM, s.v. "Mug Ruith") {RUTra?}

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double-headed {cf. twin-brethren, including ERUTos, sons of (DCM, s.v. "Erytus") Anti-aneira (backwards-fastened)} god "Seven Wind". {cf. the Sumerian 7 winds}

Goddess Tailtiu is patroness of (ECM&F, s.v. "Teltown", p. 444b) temporary marriages of 12 months' duration ("a year and a day").

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goddess "Twelve Vulture".

During the reign of Eochaid mac Eirc king of the Fir Bolg, "rain fell so softly as to seem like dew" (ECM&F, s.v. "Eochaid mac Eirc", p. 156a).

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crested god "Seven RAIN". {cf. "The seventh heaven ... contains ... dew" (LB, p. 4).}

Goddess Nessa was impraegnated by (ECM&F, s.v. "Nessa", p. 356a) "Two worms"; while "WORMS" are associated with (ECM&F, s.v. "dragon", p. 137a) "empty barrels, covered with iron spikes."

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lipless goddess "Nine Mandible" having headdress set with flints. {cf. (ECM&F, s.v. "Lambton Worm", p. 280a) the "EEL with nine mouths."}

"The king ... had to eat the meat of the HARES of Naas" (ECM&F, s.v. "buada").

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god "Thirteen Rabbit" on tailed seat.

Nechtan cohabited in (ECM&F, s.v. "Nechtan", p. 349b) "the BRU` NA BO`INNE with Bo`and, his wife." This site is inclusive of a mound "whose name means "darkness"" (ECM&F, s.v. "Bru` na Bo`inne", p. 63a).

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black god having wide headdress.

Dabilla "against two rocks" is (DCeM, s.v. "Dabilla") "lapdog of Boand."

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god "Two Hound" is succeeded by snake-haired goddess.

Cairbre composed a satire deriding Breas (LI, s.v. "Cairbre mac E`adaoine", p. 63a).

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god having 1stly flints and 2ndly snakes extending from his mouth.

Breas received "the ring that Ealatha had left" (LI, s.v. "Breas", p. 43b).

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ring upon pond.

"Miach ... made skin grow around the silver hand of king NUADA" (ECM&F, s.v. "Miach", p. 328b).

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looping prosthetic (?).

"The great earthwork called the Black Pig's Dyke is said to be his [Cian's] petrified body" (ECM&F, s.v. "Cian", p. 89b). Cian is "father of Lug La`mfhota" (DCeM, s.v. "Cian 1", p. 78b).

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man recumbent in roadway. {Swine-man "Kamapua>a stretches his body as a bridge" (HM, p. 204).}

Lug "is seated on a throne" (LI, s.v. "Lugh", p. 313a).

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"Lugh ... blinded Balor with a slingshot' (ECM&F, s.v. "Balor", p 33a).

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being tossed : a ball or a stone

Lug demanded a magical pet which was "a sheep by day" (M&LBI, p. 18). "Lug was slain ...; the Dagda succeeded him." (M&LBI, p. 18)

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WHITE man.

"The Dagda was ... dressed in a too-short tunic that left his privates exposed" (ECM&F, s.v. "Dagda", 113b).

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two men, each clad in a tunic too short to cover his genitalia.

The Dagda "met a ... woman of the Fomho`ire and sought sexual intercourse with her, but ... The woman mocked him and flung him to the ground" (LI, s.v. "Daghdha", p. 151a).

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red-faced (embarrassed?) naked man approaching naked woman.

A "black-winged [goddess] ... he [Dagda] encountered ... washing the clothes" (ECM&F, s.v. "Dagda", 114a). "the Dagda ... his grandsons had no children, and then the Gaedil [folk of Goi`del] ... took Ireland after them." (M&LBI, p. 18)

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cloths being upheld for display by persons.

Parents of Goi`del Glas are Scota with Niu`l "who gives his name to the Nile River." (DCM, s.v. "Niu`l")

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female, and male, rain deities at pool.

A curer "cures him [Goi`del] with a touch of his rod." (DCeM, s.v. "Goi`del Glas", p. 228a)

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Tlaloc with rod-holding god.

"Goidel fashions the Irish language out of the seventy-two languages then in existence." (DCeM, s.v. "Goi`del Glas", p. 228b)

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Tlaloc with twisted therianthrope (implying words' capacity for misuse to warp understanding?).

"an eagle swooped down and robbed them of the meat" (DCeM, s.v. "Galeotes").

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man wearing EAGLE-costume.

According to Kama-bhoja mythology, goddess Soma was original queen (LG, p. 20) who married Kaun.d.inya : the psychedelic drug soma is (according to the Veda) carried off by BIRD-god Garutman.

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goddess and god, wearing as suits skins of different species of BIRDS (suggesting mental flightiness under psychedelic's influence).

GALaTeia, who had emerged from (by means of >pho-ba, at apex of head of?) ivory statue, married PUG-MaLion.

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women with grain (?) growing out of their head, each with name "Flint".

PUGMaioi "appear ... attacking crocodiles" (DCM, s.v. "Pygmies", p. 398b).

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gods each wearing crocodile-head as helmet.

MeLam-PUGos ('BLACK Buttocks') captured two ape-men (DCM, s.v. "Cercopes", p. 97a) :

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five fleshless-jawed BLACK gods.

"this is said to have been the origin of the name ... Pithecoussa, that is Monkey Islands."

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two monkey-gods, with NAME-SIGN "MONKEY".

One of those monkeys was named "Sillos" : cf. /sillea/ = /trikhoma/ 'growth of hair'.

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woman having a lock of striped HAIR.

"melting wax in their ears" was performed by (M&LBI, p. 14).

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loops (multiple pierced-ears?) as crest of head of god.

Caicher {cf. Lat. /ciconia/ 'stork'}.

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bird (stork?)-headed god.

Bile, whose name signifieth (DCeM, s.v. "Bile", p. 37a) "tree trunk" {cf. Pauran.ik god /Sthanu/ 'Tree-trunk'},

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TRUNK OF TREE is split by gods, so that

is father of Mi`l (M&LBI, p. 13); son of Mi`l is Amairgen ('WONDROUSLY BORN', DCeM, s.v. "Amairgin").

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OUT OF IT EMERGE a woman and a man.

Brath ('BETRAYAL, TREACHERY') is father of Breogan (M&LBI, p. 14).

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striped god having 'EARTHQUAKE' signs on his body.

"Breogan builds a tall tower at Brigantia (Braganza, Portugal?)" (DCeM, s.v. "Breogan", p. 49a). {Cognate with /Breogan/ would be /Bhraja/ ('Sparkle, Glitter'), name (according to Sayana) of a Gandharva guarding the soma.}

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striped god having curves (glitters?) extending out of his body.

Breogan's son (DCeM, s.v. "I`th") I`th ('Grease, Lard') viewed from this oracle-tower what Mi`lesians designated (ECM&F, p. 264b) the "Island of Pigs". {Cf. (2nd S^mu^>el 23:29) H.eleb ('Grease'), the 11th of 37 (23:39), the 11th prime being 37.}

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pillar extending out of Earth-monstre's mouth; pillar extending to starry blue sky.

Amairgin "had the power to calm the wind" (DCeM, s.v. "Amairgin 1") : such wind-calming often being accomplished by tying KNOTS into cords."Amairgin answered the request of E`riu that Ireland be named after her."

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various KNOTS.

Amairgin's brother "E`remo`n establishes his capital at the hill of Temair" (DCeM, s.v. "E`remo`n", p. 169b) : cf. Skt. /tamra/ 'copper'.

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hill of red-and-white furnace for smelting (?).

As for Delba`eth's father Angus O`g, "four swans circled over his head when he travelled." (DCeM, s.v. "Angus O`g", p. 16a)

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blue BIRD.

A brother of Amairgin is Donn, "god of the dead" : "The dead live with him" (DCeM, s.v. "Donn 1").

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SKULL mountain.

Delba`eth ('Fire-Shape') is father, by Ernmas, of goddess E`riu (DCeM, s.v. "Delba`eth 2").

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flame-shaped herb (?) growing from mountain.

Elatha "came from beneath the sea in a silver ship to mate with E`riu" (DCeM, s.v. "Elatha", p. 156b).

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lined [glittering?] object curving [like prow] out of sea.

mountain-abiding Wic^ol deer-god produceth music. {Bran : "Suddenly, at his back, he heard music." (O9W, p. 56)}

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man standing with HIS BACK against a mountain.

"a deer ... called Piltzinteuctli ... had some superiority over the one called Yappan ... . They now call the deer chicome[-]xochitl [i.e., 7 Flower]." (THS, p. 206). This Piltzin-tecuhtli hath as wife the maiden originating "from the hairs of" ("AC") goddess Xochi-quetzal :

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bird named 7 FLOWER on mountain. {Pauran.ik mythic winged horses are designated as "birds" in the Veda.}

"Xochiquetal ... bringing ... her ball of thread" (F&S, p. 106). {Cf. how "the queen, who had borne the branch ..., ... threw a ball of thread towards the ship. Bran caught it ... . The queen kept the other end of the thread, and she began to wind it. As she wound it she drew Bran and his ship to the island." ("VBLI", p. 155).} [Son of Cipac-tonal the voyager (ECDN, p. 61), namely /Piltzin-tecuhtli/ < Proto Uto-Aztecan */BiRSin-/, may have his name cognate with Irish /BReS/.]

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TREE-BRANCH atop mountain. {In this thread-clew queen's "Land of Joy", amongst all the populace "the laughter continued without a pause." (O9W, p. 60)} {BREaSal the voyager may be (ECM&F, p. 57b) BRES son of divine craftsman ELATha (ECM&F, p. 149b-150a) : cf. Polu-phemos son of ELATos (DCM, p. 383b).}

Upon his having sexual intercourse with Xochiquetzal, "Yappan was changed immediately into a scorpion" (THS, p. 205).

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(Kurnai tribe of Victoria province, Australia :) When induced to laugh, FROG released a deluge from the mouth; and

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FROG (?) releasing water from mouth.

as result of Pelican's picking up in a canoe persons stranded on islands by this deluge, Pelican's PLUMAGE BECAME WHITE ("WhT?").

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During Conn's reign, "the cuckoo's cry was heard" (LI, s.v. "Conn Ce`adchathath", p. 115b), but he was forced "to divide Ireland in halves" (ibid., p. 116a).

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single mountain-range consisting of TWO mountains : one mt with BIRD, and the other mt striped.

From a strange woman's cow,

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mountain having mouth and two large ears.

"two birds emerged" (LI, s.v. "Conn Ce`adchathath", p. 117b).

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BIRD's head in mountain-pass.

Conn's brother Eochaidh "Yellow Mouth" (LI, s.v. "Conn Ce`adchathath", p. 117b).

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mountain having a FIERCE MOUTH.

"a stone, which screamed" (LI, s.v. "Conn Ce`adchathath", p. 116b).

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mountain of gem-STONES.

"death of the great high-king" (LI, s.v. "Conn Ce`adchathath", p. 118a).

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bundled CADAVRE.

"secretly tied Cu` Roi`'s hair" (LI, s.v. "Cu` Roi`", p. 148b). {cf. secret tying of Susano-wo's hair (in the Kojiki and the Nihongi)}

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loose-white-haired old person as mountain.

"Cu` Roi`'s soul [i.e., his personal PROTECTION] resided ... in a certain pool" (LI, s.v. "Cu` Roi`", p. 148b).

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flowing water with SHIELD.

"a purple boil would grow on his [Bricriu's] forehead as large as a man's fist {so as to punch persons with it?}" (LI, s.v. " Bricriu", p. 48b). {cf. DE&S, p. 136 : "there were great protrusions from his body that stabbed me."}

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mountain having a peak of POINTED METAL.

"Lughaidh ... caused the hero [Cu` Chulainn]'s intestines to fall out." (LI, s.v. "Cu` Chulainn", p. 143a)

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"gave a last great laugh" (LI, s.v. "Cu` Chulainn", p. 143a).

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red herb {red being the Chinese color for festivities, which could entail laughter}.

"tied himself to an upright stone" (LI, s.v. "Cu` Chulainn", p. 143a).

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double-faced [stone] mountain.

"he was interred in the otherworld residence of Si`dh Troim" (LI, s.v. "Cu` Chulainn", p. 143a). "land trows ... Seeing one was unlucky, but overhearing tehm talking to each other brought good luck." (ECM&F, s.v. "trow", p. 455b)

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black site (to indicate praeternatural scene's remaining unseen in the darkness, its being known only by its being heard?). {"It was dark and ... I could see nothing." (DE&S, p. 65)}

"Conchobar's diplomat, Seancha mac Ailealla, waved his 'branch of peace'." (LI, s.v. "Cu` Chulainn", p. 144a)

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BRANCH atop hill of blue plant.

"Bricne ... went to ... Beiuda and told her that Conghal ... must bring her three wonderful birds" (LI, s.v. "Conghal Cla`iringneach", p. 113b).

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mountain of extremely long-beaked BIRD (hummingbird?).

"Cu` Roi` ... apparently was himself the phantom" (LI, s.v. "Bricriu", p. 49a).

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white mountain (tombstone?).

"the king of the cats, called Hirusa`n, ... left his cave at Cnoghbha ... and seized Seancha`n" (LI, s.v. "Seancha`n", p. 452a).

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striped bent mountain having multiple long teeth (like cat?). {"Then I saw the teeth." (DE&S, p. 69)}

Dian Ce`acht's "two sons and a daughter ... make a well into which the wounded ... are cast in order to be healed" LI, s.v. "Dian Ce`acht", p. 168a).

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flowing water with objects.

"Dian Ce`cht put every type of herb ... into a well" (LI, s.v. "Dian Ce`acht", p. 168b) : Dian Ce`cht may be father of Cian (DCM, s.v. "Cian 1", p. 79a).

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flowing water with twisted herb in it.

Cian's siblings were DROWNED (DCeM, s.v. "Cian 1", p. 78b) : Cian may be father of Cu` Roi` DCM, s.v. "Da`ire 1").

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When beheaded, "Cu` Roi` ... merely picks up his head" (DCeM, s.v. "Cu` Roi", p. 108a).

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mountain as HEADLESS BUT LIVING person.

Grian ('SUN'), sister of (ECM&F, s.v. "Grian", p. 229b) A`ine.

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temple of the SUN.

Aille`n, brother of A`ine (ECM&F, p. 10a).

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temple of "Stripe-Eye" [prominent in the Codex Borgianus].

"Cu`chulainn ... with Sca`thach ... together ate the hazel nuts" (ECM&F, s.v. "Sca`thach", p. 410a).

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temple of white tree.

Norse 'Scathing' goddess Skadi -- her name possibly cognate with Hell. /skotia/ 'darkness' -- abode on snowy mountains.

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starry darkness extendeth from top of striped bent mountain down to the plain below.

Irish 'Scathing' goddess Sca`thach -- her name possibly cognate with Hell. /skotia/ 'darkness' --

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stars in pool of darkness.

instructeth heroes (DCeM, s.v. "Ga`e Bulga", p. 217a) in deployment of the UNDERWATER-WEAPON ga`e bulga (LI, s.v. "Conlae", p. 114b).

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implement on river.

Hermippos (cited in Hyginus : Astronomica 2.4 -- "GI") named Thouskos [/thou-/ being a form of the verb /theu-/ ('RUN')] as father [but perhaps ought to be grandfather] of Damasen, who was performing a favor (Nonnos : Dionusiaka 25.486 sq -- DCM, s.v. "Moria", p. 296a) for (his mistress?) heroine Moria.

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walking (or RUNning?) mountain [Damasen being gigantic] covered with red thorns (indicative of being motivated by erotic desire? [cf., e.g., erotic desires of mountain-gods of Ossa and Pelion]).

Iasion is son of (Hyginus : Fabulae 270 -- "GI") Eileithios, perhaps an allusion to Damasen, to whom goddess Eileithuia donated weapons (DCM, s.v. "Damasen", p. 126b); for, Damasen slew the dragon who had killed Tulos ('TRENAIL').


five pilastres (These five may allude to the 4 legs of a shaving-horse plus the working-stock, for manufacturing TRENAILs).

Iasion's brother Dardanos [/darda/ (Hesukhios) = /melitta/ 'hornet'] "went and took up his abode at the foot of Mount Ida, calling the city Dardania." (Strabon : Geographia 7 -- "GI")

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two white flowers AT THE BASE OF A MOUNTAIN.

At the wedding of Kadmos with Harmonia, the sister (according to Diodoros Sikelos 5:48:2 sq -- "GI"; but according to other authors, she is the foster-sistre, having been adopted by Elektra) of Iasion, Demeter "lay in love with Iasion in the triple-furrowed field" (Homeros : Odusseia 5.125 sq -- "GI"). Iasion is son of Elektra and of Koruthos (DCM, s.v. "Electra 2", p. 144b).

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Ocelot hath on its pelt stripes (FURROWs) continuating from the soil.

Koruthos ('Helmet') was the king who rescued and reared the infant Telephos :

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three-prong device [radio-antenna?] often worn atop men's heads.

infant Telephos had been abandoned on mt. 'Virginal' Parthenion (DCM, s.v. "Corythus 2").

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white mountain banded with white fillet (worn by maidens).

Makhaon cured (DCM, s.v. "Telephus", p. 438a) Telephos, whose mother Auge had been spared from drowning by (DCM, s.v. "Auge") Nauplios.

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Man openeth passage for escape of (from?) the sea.

Telephos discovered that his mother Auge was overseas at the court of the king of Teuthrania.

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Men speaking across the sea to each other.

Makhaon was a surgeon wielding a makhaira ('knife') (DCM, s.v. "Machaon", p. 269b).

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wall-of-knives and mountain-of-knives.

A talking beast took refuge from Teuthras at the temple of Artemis Orthosia 'Upright' (DCM, s.v. "Teuthras 1", p. 441b).

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growing on vertical wall : herbs {cf. Artemisia/mugwort?; or, teuthrion = polion/hulwort?}

Polu-eidos rescued Teuthras from madness (DCM, s.v. "Polyidus 1", p. 382a).

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man opening way to underground insect (curing madness?).

At the sarcophagus, so as to inform Polu-eidos of a resuscitative drug, "The snake immediately returned to life." (DCM, s.v. "Glaucus 5", p. 173a)

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serpent emerging at casket (sarcophagus?) {cf. cat-thyme against snakebite (HN"HW")}

"the sky fell ... at Caria which is ringed by mountains" (DCM, s.v. "Podalirius", p. 378a).

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starry blue sky reposing upon peaks of mountains.

Kalkhas [name from /kalkhion/ 'purple dye', employed to dye, e.g., awninged beds], for whom (DCM, s.v. "Calchas", p. 84b) :

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awninged bed.

Thetis sent Akhilleus to Skuros [island-name cognate with /SKY/ and with /obSCURe/].

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starry blue SKY IS OBSCURED by mountain penetrating it.

Dream-oracle for Kalkhas at mt. Garganon (DCM, s.v. "Calchas", p. 85a).

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ritual set of white pebbles (for counting while falling asleep?).

Kalkhas interpreted slain "birds on the sacrificial altar" (DCM, s.v. "Calchas", p. 84b).

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slaughtered (immolated) BIRD on platform (altar).

Kalkhas said Aga-memnon had altered the sacrifice (DCM, s.v. "Agamemnon", p. 25a).

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sloped platform (indicating altering program of sacrifice?).

Sought by Kalkhas, Iphi-geneia landed at 'Mousey' Sminthion (DCM, s.v. "Iphigenia", p. 236a).

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beverage-cup is kept covered (to keep rodents out?).

In Musia [/mus/ 'mouse'], Telephos "went to meet the invaders" (DCM, s.v. "Telephus", p. 438a).

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warrior is marching in valley; but later,

Soon afterwards, however, Telephos deserted Priamos and joined the same invaders (loc. cit.).

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in (same?) valley white blanket is displayed (as token of surrender?).

Telephos's widow Astu-okhe played along with ("had been bribed by" -- DCM, s.v. "Eurypylus 4") Priamos, sending her son Euru-pulos to fight for him.

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ball-court (i.e., feigned rivalry) having over it a starry blue sky (i.e., secret concord).

Pergamos (/pergamion/ = /demion/ 'of the commoners') succeeded in re-establishing alliance with Euru-pulos's son Grunos (DCM, s.v. "Grynus").

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mountain (named) 'Headless Person' (typifying a democratic government by commoners?).

Grunion was site of death (by laughter) of Kalkhas (DCM, s.v. "Calchas", p. 85a). The name /Grunos/ is taken from /grune/ 'frankincense' = (according to Theognostos : Kanones 108) /liban-otos/ (/liban/ 'white' in >aramaic) -- cf. :

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white-walled aedifice in valley [to denote White House as centre of government of established by frank (free) folk?].

Phoinix bird as if eponymous to country (exporting incense) also named Liban/Lubnan (Lebanon).

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temple of mummified bird {= phoinix} named 7 Wind.

Father of Andro-makhe is Eet-i[a]on ('seeking' [Skt. /asac/] + /[W]I[w]a[hw]on/ [Skt. /Vivasvant/] : Iaon being son of Xouthos "steadily-beating wings of" a bird; but Skt. /ks.udh/ 'hungre'. Cf. gnawing by mice of Sminthean Apollon in Troad (DCM, s.v. "Teucer 1", p. 440b) for Teukros, for whom is named /teukrios/ (= /skolopendrion/ 'ivy' and 'saxifrage') and also /teukrion/ 'tree-germander (of glossy, aromatic leaves)'; while on Eet-i[a]on's grave the numphai planted (DCM, s.v. "Eetion") an ELM.

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shielded macaw on mountain of beverage-cup covered (against mice?).

Korukia (/korukid-/ "leaf-gall in ELMs" according to Theophrastes) is mother of (DCM, s.v. "Lycoreus") Lukoreus (/luko-/ 'wolf' + /oreus/ 'mule + MONTANE'), whose son Huamos (/huama/ = /bathos/ 'depth') married Melan-theia ('BLACK Aunt') :

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person in pool (of much depth?) beside 'BLACK MOUNTAIN' [KR.s.N.A-GiRi in (according to the Puran.a-s) ILa-WR.ta = KRNA-GoRa (Monte-negro) in ILLURia].

their daughter Melainis's son is Delphos, eponymous hero of (Pausanias 10:6:2, cited in DCM, s.v. "Hyamus") Delphoi of the Puthia-oracle).

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striped bent mountain as person speaking-while-pointing (to signify oracle's pointing out of facts?).

At Delphoi, Puthon's cadavre is "buried under the Omphalos" (DCM, s.v. "Python") : such omphaloi often being depicted covered with "netting" ("EN").

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rounded-topped emblem covered with NETTING;

/OMPHALo-/ ('navel') is cognate with Old High German /NIBEL/ and Old Norse /NIFL/, whose myth commenceth with the heart of Fa`fnir.

atop the emblem is a platform with red fluid issuing out from it.

Upon inadvertently tasting of the "heart's blood" from Fa`fnir, Sig-urd "knew the speech of birds" (PE"TN").

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BIRD perched upon mountain.

Exchange of status (combined with exchange of intended spouse). {Cf. Cymry (Mabinogion) spouse-exchange between Pwyll and Arawn.} Sig-urd, who had obtained the higher social status, is slain by one of three brethren (others include Hogni).

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each upon a mountain : pedestal of temple and temple itself, the latter with blood atop it (to indicate exchange of social status, with higher status being slain?).

/HOGni/ may be cognate with /KUKHreus/, the king whose daughter married (DCM, s.v. "Cychreus") Aktaios : Aktaios is (according to Tzetzes, citing Bakkhulides -- "PT") one of the Telkhines (who had been, according to Eustathios, the HOUNDs of Aktaion).

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temple of HOUND beside mountain having starry blue sky resting on it. {The mountain is in Karia; the Telkhines in nigh-bye Rhodos.}

According to Kallimakhos (Hymn 4 "To Delos" ll. 28 sq -- "PT"), Poseidon, by means of the trident fashioned for him by the Telkhines, moved mountains into the sea in order to form the Sporades isles.

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person IN SEA.

Eustathios (citing Stesikhoros -- "PT") designateth the Telkhines as "darkenings" : cf. Tamasa's "being begotten in dark tempestuous weather" (VP, p. 8, fn. SS), while the name of a son of Tamasa, to wit, (VP, p. 8; and, p. 8, fn. 2 the Markan.d.eya Puran.a) /JANU-jangha/ ('Knee-Shank', i.e., "drumstick" of bird) may be cognate with that of GANU-medes, who was abducted by (DCM, s.v. "Ganymede", p. 169b) an EAGLE.

44 1st col.

EAGLE at striped bent mountain.

/Kukhreus/ would be /kukhramos/ 'a bird which migrateth with QUAIL, mayhap the water-rail, Rallus aquaticus'. Another daughter of Kukhreus is Khari-kloi, who married Skiron (/skiros/ 'stucco (plaster-of-Paris made of triturated gypsum, resembling ground bone)' : their daughter is Endeis (/endeia/ 'NEED').}

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ring of 10 clouds, cf. /MOAN CHAN/ "misty sky" (MGAM, p. 85a). {QUAILs chewed greenstone-bones (MM, p. 93) prior to Quetzal-coatl's delivery of those bones to goddess Quilachtli in TaMOANCHAN (MM, p. 94), who fufilled their NEED for revival.}

HITCHed-to-plough oxen dragged Zealand out of the interior of Sweden, creating LAKE Ma:lar (PE"GG").

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"tail feathers of Moan Owl" (MGAM, p. 80, Fig. 38d), moan owl serving as headdress of God L (loc. cit., Figg. 38b-c).

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TAIL OF BIRD. {God L on D46 is followed by Ten Sky on D47 ("NAM", p. 287ab). "Ten Sky is also listed as an actor with God L on D24." ("NAM", p. 287b)}

At Tamoanchan, "Nanahuatzin struck the mountain" (Codex Chimalpopoca, p. 90 -- MM, p. 94).

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MOUNTAIN IS PIERCED by double-headed spear.

In valley of Teotihuacan, Nanahuatzin is imitated in his action (Florentine Codex, lib. 7, pt. 8, cap. 2 -- MM, p. 100; T&SAC, p. 53) by Tecuiciztecatl, namely "He of the Conch Shell" ("NCG").

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valley of CONCH.

After "his treasures were buried under the earth", conchshell-wearing god Quetzal-coatl's retinue perish at high mountain-pass (SM, p. 144).

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man entreth the earth AT MOUNTAIN-PASS.

The first mortal couple, Tata and Nene, who survive when "the sky falls", each have their head at their buttocks (Codex Chimalpopoca, p. 88 -- MM, p. 92; T&SAC, p. 70).

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man upside-down, reposing with his back and legs extending upward into the air.

According to the Historia de los mexicanos por sus pinturas, (A&MM, p. 36) "To help support and sustain the sky, Tezcatlipoca and Quetzalcoatl transform themselves into two enormous trees."

{N.B. According to Puthagorean/Platonic philosophy (Timaios -- SV&K, p. 57), the Veda (Kat.ha of the Yajus-Veda; Bhagavat Gita of the Maha-bharata -- UDT, pp. 7-8), and also the Lurianic Qabbalah (WT, p. 42) : a tree is the semblance of an upside-down human.}

44 3rd col.

similar upside-down person, but with starry blue sky atop that person (i.e., resting upon the person's buttocks and feet-soles).

Emblematic of "triple calendar" (SM, p. 135)? :

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THREE-stemmed plant.

such calendar had calamitous effect (SM, pp. 136-7).

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snakes on mountain.

Tlillan-tlapallan-tlatlayan, "Black-Place Red-Place Fire-Place" (4MAIL, p. 78, n. 37), voyaged toward by Topiltzin Quetzal-coatl.

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mountain of two ballcourts, one black and one red, the latter burning a-FIRE.

"Quetzalcoatl, built his ... house of redshell" (4MAIL, p. 26).

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red bivalves (?) on checkerboard.

"they prepared, then decanted, the pulque." (4MAIL, p. 32)

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legged white pot.

Concerning "the serpent house",

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a chorus sang to 'Four-Footed' Nac-xit (4MAIL, p. 65).

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animals SINGing together.

"For our sake he circled four times round the perimeter" (4MAIL, p. 68, n. 4).

45 1st col.

whirling ring.

"the rain gods stole the food" (4MAIL, p. 20).

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Tlaloc (the RAIN-GOD) Mountain.

"he stoned the tree" (4MAIL, p. 58) {but in a variant of this episode, he buildeth a wooden cross}.

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two crosses.

"Quetzalcoatl threw his jewels ... and they were swallowed up." (4MAIL, p. 60)

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mountain of turquoises.

"He thundered as he slept" (4MAIL, p. 61).

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Flint Mountain (noise of flint-chipping?).

"on a mountain ..., he would frolic and tumble" (4MAIL, p. 62). {cf. cat playing with catnip?}

45 2nd col.

Ocelot Mountain.

Logan-stone (4MAIL, p. 62) : (4MAIL, p. 63) "Though many together might make the effort, desiring to push it, it could not be moved." {cf. Kuan-[h]ippos ('BLUE Horse'), who became "so tired" (DCM, s.v. "Cyanippus 2", p. 117b).}

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BLUE-Face Mountain. {"Until one be blue in the face" hath the implication 'until one be tired out'.}

"he named all" (4MAIL, p. 63). {The wife of Kuan-[h]ippos was named Leuk-one 'WHITE Queen'.}

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legged WHITE pots at mountain.

"he arrived at the seashore." (4MAIL, p. 63)

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human skull vomiting-forth the sea.

After he made for himself a raft of serpents {cf. south-China water-snake for "snake-oil" ("HSO")}, it became ainigmatic : "No longer does anyone know how he reached Tlapallan." {In Hellenic, /skhedia/ 'raft' is related to /schedos/ 'riddle'.}

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Crozier Mountain. In Latin, 'crozier' is /litvus/, whence the nation-name /Lithuania/, capital Kaunas, cf. Hell. /kaunos/ = /kleros/ 'lot (in divination)'.

"Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca ... Together ... walked ..., their feet left behind them ... the Milky Way." (ECTSM, p. 51)

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Legs Mountain.

Quetzal-coatl temporarily entred Mictlan (4MAIL, p. 62).

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Skull's Mouth Mountain.

Quetzal-coatl was to "Travel across the Land of Mictlan four times" (ECTSM, p. 52).

45 3rd col.

speckled white island marked with FOUR dots.

FLOWERs are, metaphorically, poe:ms (4MAIL, p. 65).

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mountains of trees in BLOSSOM.

("CSFAW" 17, paraphrasing K"DD", p. 95, along with p. 98, line 605 & 621-2) "From ... La'ila'i ["light-hearted" (HD, p. 176a) : not "calm, still" (K"DD", p. 95), nor "Calmness" (ibid., p. 98)] ... came ... waves of people who came from afar."

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curling WAVE. {Polynesian */nalu/ (HD, p. 240a) 'wave' is source of */nalu-e/ 'shake' (M-PCD, p. 279)}

/la>ila>i/ can be related to /o-la>i/ 'earthquake' (HD, p. 260b).

45 4th col.

split hill (as though stricken by earthquake?).

'Earthquake' is written in HD, vol. 2, p. 47a, as />o-la>i/; if so, connect with />o/ "to force a way out" (HD, vol. 1, p. 253a).

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person breaking out from underground. {cf. Sig-mund with Sig-fri`d, entombed alive but breaking out (Volsunga Saga)}

*/laki/ is Proto-Polynesian for Maori /raki/ 'the North' and for Samoan /la>i/ 'westerly wind'; cf. Sam. /la>i-a/ 'to blight by exposure to the westerly wind' (M-PCD, p. 388).

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Great Wall. {The Great Wall of Ts>in apparently was built to restrain blighting incursions by the spirit of the North Wind.}

'Gourd-rattle' is (HD, p. 340b-341a) >uli>uli : cognate with Maori /kurikuri/ 'spear-grass', having "sweet scented star-shaped yellow flowers" (TERRAIN"ASCS") and used for SNOW-SHOON by the Tuhoe (LRMWh"K").

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striped mountain of gourd-rattle being shaken by singer {= Njo,rd (chosen for his feet by Skadi)}. {cf. SNOW-SHOON worn by goddess Skadi}

Neritos {cognate with name /Njo,rd/ of Norse sea-god} is son of (DCM, s.v. "Ithacus", p. 239a) Pterelas [/pteron/ 'feather'], who hath (cf. CREST) "a GOLDen hair ... planted on his head" (DCM, s.v. "Pterelas", p. 398a).

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CRESTed red bird. {Red is the hue of GOLD when in colloidal suspension (WhIC"CG").}

He of the golden touch, to wit, Midas, is told (DCM, s.v. "Midas", p. 289b) of "two peoples" who "crossed the Ocean" so as to espy "who were the happiest of mortals." The folk thus espied were the Huperboreans, who "threw themselves joyously into the sea from a high cliff" (DCM, s.v. "Hyperboreans", p. 221b). In the Thaumasia (UHR, p. xxxii) by Theopompos of Khios, also mentioned are the twain miraculous rivers (one similar to lotos fruit-juice) of the Meropes (UHR, p. xxxiv).

46 1st col.

two eyen peering from within the ocean, such ocean being overhung with (as if by a cliff) a striped bent mountain. {Married to Glaukos, a sea-god, is (DCM, s.v. "Merope 1") Merope, daughter of Atlas : whence the denizens of Atlantis may felicitously be designated /Meropes/.}

"the magical city of YS" (ECM&F, s.v. "submerged city") : "At certain times, the sea-gates were opened" (ECM&F, s.v. "Ys").

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water pouring in around floating (?) city.

Most renowned amongst the Huperboreans is A-barid-. Abant-'s son is (ThA, p. 208) Kanethos (/kane-/ 'basket' + /ethos/ 'consuetude'), whose son is (ThA, p. 242) Kanthos ('pot' or 'pan' in Iberian).

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pots (?) upside-down on vertical poles.

When Kassandra and Helenos were children, "they were found asleep and two serpents licking their sensory organs" (DCM, s.v. "Kassandra", p. 90a). Because, at the behest of Aineias, Kassandra cursed the Hephaistos-carven idol repraesenting Dio-nusos, therefore when that idol was viewed by Eu-[h]aimon's son Euru-pulos, Euru-pulos went mad : this was "in expiation of a former sacrilege" (DCM, s.v. "Eurypylus 1&2", p. 158b) by Komaithoi.

46 2nd col.

serpent-hatted goddess. {Dahut : "she had captured and harnessed the sea DRAGONS, which daily brought her riches from abroad." (ECM&F, s.v. "Dahut", p. 115a)}

On an Aquarian's body, (ZSA"AA") "The calves and ankles are the most sensitive spots." From the leg of Zeus was born Dio-nusos, whose idol was so carven by Hephaistos as to halt immolations which were being made to (Pausanias : Description of Hellas 7:19:6-20 -- 3EC"CD") Artemis Tri-klaria (at Patrai in Aigialeia -- OGR, p. 184), but not to (Pausanias 7:20:8 -- OGR, 184, fn. 49) Artemis Limnatis (at Patrai's suburb Mesoa).

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human LEG in pool. {/Komaithoi/ = /koma/ 'hair' + /ithon/ (according to Hesuchios) = /puge/ 'rump, buttocks' and /proktos/ 'anus'. /ithon/ may be cognate with Skt. /indha/ 'kindling', /edha/ 'fuel' [scil., for sexual desires?]}

KADmos is son of Ogugos; and as for Ogugos, "During his reign there was a first flood which covered" Boiotia (DCM, s.v. "Ogygus 1", p. 327a). KADMos was founder of Thebai; whereas the Thebai in Aiguptos is 100-gated (Hekatom-pulos), similar to the "hundred brothers" of (Vis.n.u Maha-puran.a 4:2, HHW p. 358) KAkuDMin, who listened in Heaven to divine music (ibid. 4:1, HHW p. 355), much as Kadmos is married to Harmonia, who disclosed "oracles of history on seven tablets," the 2nd whereof foretold the advent of divine musicians (Nonnos : Dionysiaka 41.263 sq -- "OH").

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beast carrying water {= Aquarius}. {"Cado ... came to force ... DAHUT to live with him forever beneath the ocean waves." (ECM&F, s.v. "Cado")} {"Dahut's city rang day and night with music" (ECM&F, s.v. "Dahut", p. 115a).} {WinWALOe "was the abbot of YS" (ECM&F, s.v. "Gue'nole'") : his name may be cognate with that of Vaidik water-god (< */VALUna/).}

Depicted in gems in the necklace of Harmonia "Proud with the manifold shapes of stones was a sea" (Nonnos : Dionysiaka 5.135 sq -- "OH").

One of the ten heavens is "the third, Nga-Roto, the heaven of lakes" (M-PCD, p. 392).

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WATER-POOL surrounded by starry blue skies. {Dahut "to ... the waters ... wore ... a chain around her fair neck." (ECM&F, s.v. "Dahut", p. 115a).}

"Wakea [Kumulipo 1542] ... that was a warrior wave [Kumulipo 1544]".

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curling WAVE.

While swimming in the sea, Wakea learneth [from Komo-awa (HM, p. 297)] how, by means of gesticulation {Skt. mudra}, to conquer Kane-i>a-Kumu-honua ('Male-Fish Foundation-Land'); and afterwards doth so (HM, p. 296).

46 3rd col.

in water, man graspeth a dragon. {cf. defeat of water-monster VR.TRa [cognate with Campanian river-god VoLTuRnus] by Indra (according to R.c Veda).}

In O>ahu and in Kaua>i, divine genealogies trace the lineage of 'Male Overturning Land' god Kane-huli-honua (HM, p. 307); in Maori lore the overturning is ascribed to Mata-aho.

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two men (gods) grasp the upheld land (denoted by footsteps on it) [praesumably to overturn it].

"Kapu[-]he>e[-]ua[-]nui ['Forbidden Squid Rain Great'] ... fishes up a piece of coral" (HM, p. 308).

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man handleth coral (?) beside sea.

Goddess Ho>ohoku-ka-lani (HM, p. 296) : her name is translated 'Make Fruit in the Sky' in HD, p. 71b [instead of /ho>ohoku/ 'make stars'].

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bundle of meteors (shooting-stars). {cf. falling stars as untimely figs in Apokalupsis of Ioannes 6:13

In Maui, divine genealogies trace the lineage of 'Budding the Land' >opu>u-ka-honua (HM, p. 307).

46 4th col.

blossoming (with buds?) tree growing on striped bent mountain

Goddess Ka-haka-uakoko ('The Perch or Roost Reflection-of-Rainbow') and

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god PERCHED on stools beside striped bent mountain.

her husband Kukala-nie-hu ('Proclaim Smooth Surge') (HM, p. 307).

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smooth speckled monolith.

Twain brethren : one, Kapa->ahu-lani ('Cloth Cloak Sky') {cf. (2nd Epistole to Timotheos 4:13) "the cloak ... with Karpos" : /karpos/ ('fruit') being an allusion to Nob ('Fruit'), the college of Nbi>i^m ('prophets') teaching the cloaked (i.e., secret) doctrine}

p. 47 left col.

Wind-god Ehecatl supporteth {cf. Kemetic uplifting of sky-goddess NW-t by her son wind-god S^W}, on his back, starry blue sky upholding the waters-which-are-above-the-firmament {= caelestial waters upon thin crystalline sphaire (LB, p. 6)}.

chanteth "panegyric" (HM, p. 310) to

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red entity in ring amid skies. {"Then began the singer of ...

praises" (LB, p. 6).}

Kuali>i ('Dwarfed Plant or Animal') {cf. Bonzai = Zun~i primaeval divine entities forced down by weight of skies reposing upon them};

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pillars, extending from sky and into earth-monster's mouth. {But, though they "attempted to rise", the waters are (LB, p. 7) "pressed ... under the earth."}

so that the other of the brethren, Kama-ka>au-lani ('ROCK-FISSURE Forty Sky') {cf. Persian 'Forty Birds' Simurgh}, shareth honors.

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water-monster having flint-tipped tail. {cf. "seven thousand crevices, in in every crevice ... pouches of venom." (LB, p. 7)}

(HM, p. 315) "The brothers in the form of [>]o[>]pu fishes make the ocean rise ... of a sea that covers the flat island of Ka[-]ho[>]olawe ['the Subtraction or Deduction' (HD, p. 182b)]."

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waters; head within mouth of fierce Tlal-tecuthtli. {"they tear the monster [Tlal-tecuthtli] apart." (M&AM, p. 37)} {"every limb is torn from his body" (LB, pp. 7-8).}

{Rahab (masculine) is smitten by (>iyo^b 26:12) Binah ('Understanding', feminine), which is ("BPW") "also known as deductive reasoning."} In Tahiti (HM, p. 318), the husband is in error, but "the wife insists upon following the god's advice."

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pool. {Rahab ('Proud, Blustre', Strong's 7294) the angel "in the depths of the sea" (LB, p. 9)}

Lua-nu>u sailed with "his servant Pili ['thatching-GRASS']" to the ridge Kua-loa ['BACK Long'] on O>ahu (HM, p. 321).

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gods having GRASS on their BACKs. {"the various sorts of grass reasoned" (LB, p. 9).}

(HM, p. 315) goddess Pele-honua-mea (Lava-rock LAND Cause) = Maori Para-whenua-mea.

47 right col.

goddess faring forth from 'LAND-Owner' Tlal-tecuhtli.

cf. Bodish descent of male royalty from heaven via umbilical cord. (Implied maternities from heaven-stationed goddesses. In Bon mythology, the primaeval woman (= divine queen) descendeth bodily from heaven.

48 1st col.

descent of wind-god Ehecatl via rope from heaven of constellations. {cf. rope of Mantoi's son Ocnus/Aucnus, whose name is cognate with Skt. /Aus`anas/.}

Tamil sequence of "devils" : "(1) Demala-Sanniya ... causing him to speak unknown words ... . ...

48 2nd col.

god writing a codex in glyphic signs (similar to Maya script).

(2) Maru-Sanniya ... which comes close ... . {Strong 7126 /qarab/ 'to approach' is cognate with 7128 /qrab/ 'battle, war'.} ...

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harpoon-wielder with warrior.

(3) Amukku-Sanniya ... which twists the body ... . ...

48 3rd col.

god having twisted body.

(4) Naga-Sanniya ... which causes him to dream of all kinds of serpents upon his body. ... (The cobra shown dangling in front ... .)" ("NSM", p. 173)

god, having plume dangling [from hat] front of his face, and wielding amputated leg. {cf. Vaidik god Aja Eka-pad ('One Foot'), often with 'Ophidian' Ahi Budhnya}

"the mountains Longmeng (... "Dragon Gate") and Lu:liang did not open up" until opened by Yu

(HChM, s.v. "Gonggong", p. 125).

49 1st col.

god 9 Wind [otherwise known as dragon Feathered Serpent] attached by umbilical cord to flint-goddess {cf. "Blade" in SYDB"4WIS".}

Z^uan-xu is "the God of the North" (HChM, s.v. "Zhuanxu", p. 245) [and therefore of Death, which is assigned to the North in modern Chinese cosmology]

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skull-headed death-deities, consisting of a married couple.

(HChM, s.v. "Cords of the Earth" :) p. 94 : "Cords tied to the earth supposedly prevented it from collapsing." p. 95 :"The cords of the earth were broken off".

49 coll. 1-3

in each bundle is depicted a rope (as if the bundles were to consist of bundled rope-coils),

"One year, Gonggong ... destroyed the sky pillar Mount Buzhou." (HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 222)

p. 49 2nd col.

bundle leaning against lengthwise-scored (fluted?) pilastre.

"The sky then tilted ... ." (HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 222)

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TILTED STARRY BLUE SKY leaning against bundle.

"Lishan Laomu ['Li Mountain Old Mother'] ... made numerous stone cakes." (HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 223)

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"They could fly from one mountain to another ... ." (Lie-zi -- HChM, s.v. "Yuqiang", p. 244)

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skull-headed black bee clinging to bundle.

"huge sea turtles to carry the mountains on their heads." (Lie-zi -- HChM, s.v. "Yuqiang", p. 244)

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black TURTLE CARRYING bundle on back.

Along with a deity having "a tiger's body and a spotted tail" in a mountain, there resided in a cave :

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OCELOT carrying bundle on back.

goddess Xi-wan-mu ('West Queen Mother'), who "had tiger's teeth and a panther's tail." (S^an-hai-jin -- HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 219).

49 3rd col.

another OCELOT also carrying bundle on back.

Xi-wan-mu "pulled out her hairpin" (HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 221).

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spear in bundle.

Monkey {cf. Vaidik Vr.s.akapi} stole food from a divine banquet (Xi-you-ji -- HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 222).

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man cutting into bundle [of foodstuffs?].

Constellations C^en and S^en are controlled by the two sons of Di Ku (HChM, s.v. "Di Ku", p. 99).

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bundle of shooting-stars, and disk of stars.

Xi-wan-mu's husband Don-wan-gon : "With a Jade Maiden he often played the game of throwing chips" (HChM, s.v. "Xiwangmu", p. 220) -- such "chips" consisting of [inflammable] "straw or dried hemp" (ibid., p. 223).

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divine couple waving smouldring incense.

Pan-hu, a hound belonging to Di Ku, became ancestor of the Yao folk and of the S^e folk (HChM, pp. 52-3).

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two HOUND-headed gods.

According to Wan Yi (HChM, s.v. "Houtu", p. 136), "Houtu had a terrible assistant named Tubo ("The Master of the Earth") to guard the gate of" "the netherworld, Youdu (... "Dark Capital")." Hou-tu's (ibid., p. 137) "pot of gruel was never emptied."

49 4th col.

deity seated in open mouth of earth-monster (entrance into Netherworld) : this deity is wearing on head a strand of pollen [or of cereal-grain?].

"Having the sky ..., Thus appeared Renzu ["human ancestors" (p. 121)], the brother and sister." (HChM, s.v. "Fuxi", p. 123)

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divine couple sitting upon starry blue sky.

"Shennong's mother was Shaodian's wife ... Andeng (or Nu:deng ...)" (HChM, s.v. "Shennong", p. 191) :

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another divine couple, above

S^en-non "had a crystal ... he watched break into pieces" (ibid., p. 195).

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BROKEN GEM on wall.

"a rainbow fell down ... . A divine lady named Nu:jie caught it in her dream. Then she got pregnant and later gave birth to Shaohao (Zhuxuan)." (HChM, s.v. "Shaohao", p. 187)

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a snake having a head at each end of its body.{This sort of snake serveth as rainbow in Amazonian AmerIndian mythology.}

Huan Di "ordered black bears ... to be his vanguards" (HChM, s.v. "Huang Di", p. 140).

50 1st col.

two BLACK gods.

After he was captured by Huan Di, C^i-you's "shackles turned into a maple tree." (HChM, s.v. "Chiyou", p. 93)

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white tree.

"Yan Di ['Flame Emperor'] accepted Huang Di's good intentions and became an ally to him." (HChM, s.v. "Yan Di", 225)

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two gods, holding FLAMING braziers, descend from above.

One "of Yan Di's daughters, Yao Ji, ... changed into a mythical grass that could make the person who ate it attract other people" (HChM, s.v. "Yan Di", p. 226).

50 2nd col.

tree-gods having roots as their feet [to denote being "rooted" by Hoodoo?].

"Following Di Ku's order, Xianhei composed music ..., and Yourui invented musical instruments" (HChM, s.v. "Di Ku", p. 99).

" "

two variegatedly striped gods, each holding a musical instrument (?).

"In ... Shiji, Yao is described as a son of Di Ku" (HChM, s.v. "Yao", p. 227). "Confucians identified the era of Yao and several following eras ... as the ... sage kings."

" "

Year 1 : initial year (with polka-dotted year-sign) of renowned epoch of greatness.

"Shun's wives [who are Yao's daughters] told Shun to wear a coat with a dragon pattern. (HChM, s.v. "Shun", p. 203) {Taoist (and also Bon) dragons are usually blue (when aquatic) or red (when igneous).}

50 3rd col.

black god wearing blue-and-red single-shell armor.

"Because of the magical medicine" S^un had "not ... drunk" of earthly liquor (HChM, s.v. "Shun", p. 203).

" "

black god in process of drinking fluid emanating from above (i.e., magical).

"when Shun sat ..., ... a dragon was supporting the mat [upon which S^un was seated] with its head." (HChM, s.v. "Shun", p. 204) (Context, ibid. p. 203 :) "They expected that Shun would drop down".

50 4th col.

sitting red god, having tails of red serpents obtruding from beneath his buttocks. (In a 2nd scene,) this seat is marked with a "motion" sign.

"Gun ... stole Xirang ["self-growing soil" (HChM, p. 218)] ... ." (HChM, s.v. "Gun", p. 127)

" "

two black gods holding bags [containing magic substance?].

"Gun ... lay crosswise in the waves." (HChM, s.v. "Gun", p. 128)

" "

two obliquely-striped gods.

"Receiving news of Shun's death", his widows' "tears spattered onto the bamboo trees, which speckled those trees." (HChM, s.v. "Shun", p. 204)

51 1st col.

skull-headed speckled pelt is worn [as mourning-garb?].

"Then the baby Yu was born, riding a dragon from the opened belly." (HChM, s.v. "Yu", p. 237)

51 coll. 1-3

deities (or aspects of same deity), each wearing pelt of a dragon (mostly feathered ones).

"Xirang was was so heavy that it overloaded the turtle's shell band created several cracks." (HChM, s.v. "Gun", p. 130)

51 3rd col.

god wearing multiple-line-scored turtle-shell.

Various schemes for overcoming flood.

" "

double-fronted man lecturing. {cf. Kemetic double-fronted lion}

Endeavours to confine the flood to channels.

" "

black-and-red trough.

"The whirlpool was so deep, how could Yu fill it in with mud?" (Tian-wen -- HChM, s.v. "Yu", p. 238)

" "

black [mud?]-oozing region.

Yu-qian (S^an-hai Jin -- HChM, s.v. "Yuqiang", p. 244) "pierced his [own] ears ..., and he often stepped on ... red ... ." According to the Huai-nan-zi and the Annals of Master Lu: (HChM, s.v. "Yuqiang", p. 244), "the northwest wind came from Yuqiang."

" "

RED god having knives protruding from hair. {cf. ocelot having knives protruding from body in CBM}

After "the baby [goddess Jian's son] lay on the ice, ...

" "

blue god having objects (ice-crystals?) protruding from body.

there suddenly came a gale that blew for three days." (HChM, s.v. "Jiang Yuan", p. 153)

51 4th col.

god 13 WIND together with god 12 Wind.

"When ... Ji ... would visit his mother ..., the ... son would always ... turn his back to his mother, which was said to be because he still felt upset about being born without a father." (HChM, s.v. "Jiang Yuan", p. 153)

" "

woman disagreeing against man (as indicated by her pointing downward during his pointing upward).

"Feilian was a wind-god ... having a deer's body ... ." (HChM, s.v. "Feng Bo", p. 113) {cf. Vaidik wind-god Vayu's riding upon a black deer}

" "

god and goddess, both attired in WIND-costumes, and each named "1 DEER".

"There are several gods [and goddesses] of the wind ..., such as Feng Bo (or Feng Shi) ... and Feng Yi (Yi means "female elder")." (HChM, s.v. "Feng Bo", p. 113)

52 left col.

sitting upon starry blue sky, WOMAN-ELDER and man-elder, each attired in [Great-Plains style] feather bonnet.

"a white fox with nine tails appeared to ... Yu ... as an omen that he would marry a girl from the Tushan clan." (HChM, s.v. "Yu", p. 239)

52 right col.

NINE feathered standard-emblems.

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M&LBI = Richard W. Barber : Myths and Legends of the British Isles. Woodbridge (Suff.) : Boydell Press, 1999.

"AC" = Stross : "Aztec Cosmology".

"VBLI" = "Voyage of Bran to the Land of the Immortals". Chapter in :- Padraic Colum : Orpheus : Myths of the World. Macmillan Company, NY, 1930.

ECDN = Clifton Helmsing : The Esoteric Codex : Deities of Night.

O9W = Marie Heaney : Over Nine Waves : a Book of Irish Legends. Faber & Faber, London, 1994.

F&S = Pete Sigal : The Flower and the Scorpion : Sexuality and Ritual in Early Nahua Culture. Duke Univ Pr, Durham (NC), 2011.

THS = Hernando Ruiz de Alarcón (transl. & ed. by J. Richard Andrews & Ross Hassig) : Treatise on the Heathen Superstitions that Today Live Among the Indians of This New Spain. UNiv of OK Pr, Norman, 1984. CIVILIZATION OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN SERIES, Vol. 164.

DE&S = Timothy J. Knab : The Dialogue of Earth and Sky : Dreams, Souls, Curing and the Modern Aztec Underworld. U of AZ Pr, Tucson, 2004.

"WhT?" = "Who is Tiddalik?"

ECM&F = Patricia Monaghan : The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore. Checkmark Bks (imprint of Facts On File), NY, 2004.

DCM = James MacKillop : Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Oxford Univ Pr, 1998.

LI = Da`ithi O` hO`ga~in : The Lore of Ireland. Boydell Pr, Woodbridge (Suff.), 2006.



"GI" = "Georgikos Iasion".



"EN" = "Earth Navels".

PE"TN" = Prose Edda "Treasure of the Niflungs".

Th"PT" = "Pontios Telkhines".

VP = H. H. Wilson (ed. by fitzEdward Hall) : The Vishn.u Puran.a : a System of Hindu Mythology and Tradition. Vol III. London : Tru:bner & Co, 1866.

MGAM = Karl Andreas Taube : The Major Gods of Ancient Yucatan. STUDIES IN PRE-COLUMBIAN ART & ARCHAEOLOGY, Issue 32. Dunbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection, Washington (DC), 1992.

PE"GG" = Prose Edda "Gylfa-ginning".

"NAM" = Martha J. Macri & Matthew G. Looper : "Nahua in Ancient Mesoamerica : Evidence from Maya inscriptions". ANCIENT MESOAMERICA 14 (2003):285–297.

SM = Rebecca West (ed. by Bernard Schweizer) : Survivors in Mexico. Yale Univ Pr, New Haven (CT), 2003.

CCh = John Bierhorst (transl.) : Codex Chimalpopoca. Tucson : Univ of AZ Pr, 1992.

T&SAC = Kay Almere Read : Time and Sacrifice in the Aztec Cosmos. IN Univ Pr, Bloomington, 1998.

"NCG" = "Name of Creation God".

A&MM = Karl Taube : Aztec and Maya Myths. British Museum Pr, London, 1993.

SV&K = Maryanne Cline Horowitz : Seeds of Virtue and Knowledge. Princeton Univ Pr, 1998. 

UDT = Richard D. Connerney : The Upside Down Tree. Algora Publ, NY, 2009.

WT = James R. Lewis : Witchcraft Today. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara (CA), 1999.

4MAIL = John Bierhorst (ed. & comm.) : Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature. NY : Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1974.

"HSO" (Inasmuch as this is an effective treatment for arthritis, it can account not only for Quetzal-coatl's, but also for Asklepios's, medical serpents.)

ECTSM = Angel Vigil (transl. by Francisco Miraval) : The Eagle on the Cactus : Traditional Stories from Mexico. Libraries Unlimited, Englewood (CO), 2000.

"CSFAW" = "Creation Stories From Around the World". &

K"DD" = "Dawn of Day", Cap. 17 of :- Martha Warren Beckwith : The Kumulipo. Univ of Chicago Pr, 1951. &

HD = Mary Kawena Pukui & Samuel H. Elbert : Hawaiian Dictionary. UnivPr of HI, Honolulu, 1971.

M-PCD, p. 279

M-PCD, p. 388



WhIC"CG" = What Is Colloidal? "Colloidal Gold".

UHR = Thomas More : Utopia : or, the Happy Republic, a Philosophical Romance. To which is added, Bacon : The New Atlantis. With preliminary discourse by J. A. St John. London, 1838.

ThA = Apollonios Rhodios (transl. by Peter Green) : The Argonautika : the Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece. Univ of CA Pr, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1997.

"OA--SA" = "Olympios Athene -- Descriptions of Athena".

3EC"CD" = "Cult of Dionysos".

OGR = Robert Parker : On Greek Religion. Cornell Univ Pr, Ithaca (NY), 2011.

Horace Hayman Wilson (transl) : Vishn.u Puran.a. London : John Murray, 1840.



"OH" = "Ouranios Harmonia".


M-PCD, p. 392

Kumulipo 1530-1545

Apokalupsis of Ioannes 6:13

LB = Louis Ginzberg : Legends of the Bible. Konecky & Konecky, Old Saybrook (CT).

2nd Timotheos 4:13

"BPW" = "Binah -- Processing Wisdom".

"NSM" = W. L. Hildburgh : "Notes on Sinhalese Magic". J OF THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND, vol. XXXVIII (1908), pp. 148-206.

SYDB"4WIS" = "SYDB Four Words Invincible Steps". with

HChM = Lihui Yang & Deming An : Handbook of Chinese Mythology. ABC-Clio, Santa Barbara (CA), 2005.

written Oct 23rd 2015 (CVM1, p. 42 1st-3rd); Oct 24th (CVM1, p. 42 4th through p. 43 2nd); Oct 25th (CVM1, p. 43 3rd-4th), Oct. 26th (CVM1, p. 44 1st-4th), Oct 27th (CVM1, p. 45 1st through p. 46 1st), Oct 28th (CVM1, p. 46 2nd-3rd), Oct 29th (CVM1, p. 46 4th through p. 47), Oct 30th (CVM1, p. 41 1st-4th; p. 40 3rd), Oct 31st (CVM1, p. 40 4th & 2nd-1st; p. 39 4th), Nov 2nd (CVM1, p. 48 1st-3rd & p. 49 1st-2nd), Nov 3rd (CVM1, p. 49 3rd-4th & p. 50 1st-3rd), Nov 4th (CVM1, p. 51 1st), Nov 5th (CVM1, p. 50 4th & p. 51 3rd through p. 52 right), Nov 6th (CVM1, p. 39 2nd-3rd), Nov 7th (CVM1, p. 39 1st & p. 38 3rd), Nov 8th (CVM1, p. 38 1st-2nd & Keltic for p. 46), Nov 9th (CVM1, p. 37 1st-3rd & p. 36 1st-4th & p. 35), Nov 10th (p. 34 3rd-4th & Dagda for p. 35 left), Nov 11th (p. 34 1st-2nd & Lug for 3rd), Dec 10th (p. 33 & Breas for 34 1st), Dec 11th (p. 32)