Yoruba miscellaneous parallels

Ogu`n = WP-W3wt

p.

Ogu`n

WP-W3wt

271

hounds

jackal

278

"clears the roads ... opens the way"

" "opened the way" for the Egyptian army."

277

"light brown beadsí

brown

http://www.kemet.org/glossary/wepwawet.html

Ol-odu-mare = Mitra

p.

Olodumare

Mitra / Mitra

165

"composed of a myriad of eyes."

having 1,000 eyen

 

"infallible and impartial judge"

judge

Ol-ofin = Varun.a

p.

Olofin

Varun.a

121

"Here is Obi` Gui` Gui`, the coconut tree and son of Olofin"

coconut

170

"A coconut grove is his shrine, and his worship is essential for the fish and crayfish of the lagoon".

sea, fish

Osayin = Savitr.

p.

Osayin

Savitr.

281

was wounded in his arm

golden-handed (RV 1:35:9)

 

was wounded in his eye

golden-eyed (RV 1:35:8)

284

"head of a land turtle."

impeller of the sun, which (according to the Brahman.a) is a tortoise

Oba-tala` = Xolotl

p.

Obatala`

Xolotl

187

"a child is born with physical imperfections"

monster (i.e., child born with physical imperfections)

188

land-snails

wearing snail-shell as pectoral

other deities

p.

Yoruba

Hellenic

173

Elegba` "key; ... the owner of roads, and the messenger of all the orishas."

Hermes messenger of the gods

180

Oke "volcanoes"

Hephaistos at his volcano

240

Oru`laís wife Os^u`n committed adultery with Ogu`n, until the adultery was disclosed by parrots.

Hephaistosís wife Aphrodite committed adultery with Ares, until the adultery was disclosed by a rooster (Alektruon).

245

Oya the warrioress

Athene the warrioress

247

S^ango` disguised himself in the clothing of his wife Oya`.

Heraklees disguised himself in the clothing of his mistress Omphale (GM 136.h-i).

256

"Obatala` ordered Yemaya`, Ogun`s wife, to search for some shoes for Olofin."

Aithra, Aigeusís mistress, kept his sandals for Theseus.

286

Os^osi "shot his arrow ... through his motherís heart"

[Cupidus shot his own mother Venus.]

288

Os^osi "gives a loud scream"

Pan gave "a sudden shout" (GM 26.c)

289

Oko "phallic god" : "farms"

Priapos the big-genitaled orchard-worker

297

"Aganju married his sister, and they had a son called Oriniya`n. Later on, Oraniya`n raped his mother Yemaya`".

Kronos married his own sister. Their son Zeus raped his own mother Rheia (GM 13.a).

GM = Robert Graves : The Greek Myths. 1955.

p. 385, n. A:6 YaHWeh/JEHoVah

"In Togo there is a spiritualist cult group called Yehve, which might be related".

Mercedes Cros [her fatherís name]-Arru`e [her motherís name] : Worldview, the Orichas, and Santeri`a. U Pr of FL, Gainesville, 2006.