Compraehensive Correlative Mutual Alignments of Sequential Events in Major Mythologic Systems Worldwide, part 12

Apokalupsis ('Revelation'); Legenda Aurea ('Golden Legend')


CHINESE STANDARD SEQUENCE (Mountains and Seas Classic) OF MYTHIC LOCALITIES [backwards sequence]

YUCATEC (Book of Chilam Balam); EIRIEISH; BHARATIYA SEQUENCE (Maha-bharata & Puran.a)

"[Babulon] is fallen, is fallen, that great city" (Apokalupsis 14:8).

"as soon as [Thebai] fell into Argive hands." (GM @107.b)

"the River River Goose[-]gate." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:18) {sacred geese, through their cackling, spare the city Roma from being sacked by Gallic besiegers}

"paused to drink at the spring of Tilphossa" (GM @107.b). [\tilphe\ = \silphe\ 'cockroach' (having a reddish-brown body; conceal themselves in crevices, i.e., notch-flaws)]

"There is an animal here which ... has a scarlet body ... . It is called the notch[-]flaw." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:18)

"Here is the patience of the saints : here are they that keep the commandments of God." (Apokalupsis 14:12)

"Teiresias daughter ... stayed behind; and she became ... Pythoness." (GM @107.c)

"Mount Young[-]whole." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:18) [wholeness = integrity, including commandment-keeping]

"saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Kurios from henceforth ...;

"[Apollon] replied that she deserved death ... a dispensation to matricide ... . ...

and their works do follow them." (Apokalupsis 14:13)

The avenging [Erinues] thereupon pursued him" (GM @107.d).

"fled to ... [Psophid-]" (GM @107.e). [\PSoPHoDes\ 'noisy']

"The animals ... are mostly ... grunting-ox." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:17)

"having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle." (Apokalupsis 14:14)

"until he had dedicated both robe and necklace to [Apollon]'s shrine." (GM @107.f)

"thrust in his sickle into the Earth" (Apokalupsis 14:19).

"the land of Psophis grew barren" (GM @107.e).

"[Arsinoe] wished violent death upon him and her brothers

"The River Mass[-]die rises here" (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:17).

"and blood came out of the winepress" (Apokalupsis 14:20).

before the next new moon." (GM @107.f) {a woman's moon-wish could referr to monthly menstruation}

"I saw ... a sea of glass mingled with fire : and them that ... stand on the sea of glass,

"colonized [Akarnania], which was named for the elder of the two, [Akarnan]." (GM @107.g) [\akarnan\ = \labrak-\ 'bass-fish', Old English \baers\, cf. Scots \bars\ 'a grate' (SDD, q.v.) -- a grate in the sidewalk being, in cold weather, sometimes stood upon for the sake of the heat from beneath it]

having the harps of God." (Apokalupsis 15:2)

"nightwatchman banging his rattle." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:16)

"the servant of God" (Apokalupsis 15:3).

"as his serving-girl" ( GM @107.i).

"O! Kurios, ... thy judgements are made manifest." (Apokalupsis 15:4)

"the famous soothsayer." (GM @107.i)

"[Tmolos], the ... deity of Mount [Tmolos]".

(GM @108.a)

"This mountain has four faces, but you can't cimb up it." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:16)

{Cf. mt Meru, having 4 vertical sides}

{"beneath snowy [Tmolos]" (Iliad- 20.373)}

"Mount Small[-]whole ... is covered in snow" (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:15).

"the temple of the tabernacle of testimony in Heaven was opened" (Apokalupsis 15:5).

"admitted him to the [Olumpian] banquets ... until ...

"Chestnutoak" (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:14). [chestnut is a favorite viand at banquets]

"gave ... seven golden vials full of the wrath of God" (Apokalupsis 15:7).

he ... stole the divine food to share among his mortal friends." (GM @108.c)

"a noisome and grievous sore upon" (Apokalupsis 16:2).

"flesh from the left shoulder" (GM @108.c).

"grows on its four limb joints." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:14)

"gnawed their tongues" (Apokalupsis 16:9).

"wet his cracked lips" (GM @108.d).

"The tree is laden with ... luscious fruit" (GM @108.d).

"hazel ... are numerous on its lower slopes." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:14)

"a crag from Mount [Sipulos], overhangs" (GM @108.e). [\SIPUe\ 'jar for grain-meal/flour']

"a mountain called Mount Rice[-]water[-]butt." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:14)

"to gather them ... of that great day" (Apokalupsis 16:14).

"recovered ... by force" (GM @108.e).

"in the River Joiner[-]force." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:13)

"the Tantalid Lake, a haunt" (GM @108.e).

"Glaze Marsh." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:13)

"And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found." (Apokalupsis 16:20)

"[Pandareos] ans his wife ... fled to ... where they perished miserably." (GM @108.e)

"When it sees a human being, it darts up. Its name is the panic-such." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:13)

"And there fell upon men ... out of Heaven, every stone ... : and men blasphemed" (Apokalupsis 16:21).

"on denying that he ever received it was ... turned into stone." (GM @108.f)

"carried me away ... into the wilderness" (Apokalupsis 17:3).

"the [Harpuiai] snatched away" (GM @108.f). [a Harpuia is a woman-headed female bird]

"There is a bird here which looks like a hen pheasant, but it has a human face." (CM&S, p. 40 3:1:13)

"upon a scarlet coloured beast" (Apokalupsis 17:3).

"[Aedon]" (GM @108.g) {who is

"dye mulberry are numerous, and there ... is an animal" (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:13).

"shall make her ... naked, and shall eat her flesh" (Apokalupsis 17:16).

(Antoninos Liberalis : Metamorphoseon Sunagoge 11) wife of a carpenter in Kolophon, which is the source for colophony, the rosin applied to

"it holds its tail in its jaws" (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:12). [to indicate that its flesh is freely offered to humans as food?]

\Kolophon\ is cognate with \s`arabha\, a beast recommended in the Caraka Samhita for "dietic properties of" its flesh (WL"Sharabha 2.a)").

"fine linen ... and silk ...,

a fiddle's strings} "The [Moira Klothoi {'spinneress-of-thread'}] then re-articulated them;

and all manner of ... ivory" (Apokalupsis 18:12).

[Demeter] gave ... a solid ivory shoulder" (GM @108.h).

"the ivory shoulder-blade was laid up in Pisa." (GM @108.i) [\pisos-\ 'pease' (a creeper herb)]

"Mount Creeper[-]link." (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:11)

"decked with ... pearls!" (Apokalupsis 18:16)

"pearl" (GLS, p. 348) = "margaret" (GL, "Barlaam") = "margarite" (LGL, cap. 4)

Bhima-sena was obstructed by (PE, s.v. "Bhima 7)", p. 130b) Man.i-mant ('Pearl-Formation').

"they saw ... her burning" (Apokalupsis 18:18).

"he threw himself upon a lighted pyre and let the flames consume him." (GM @108.k)

"everyone hated his ugliness." (GM @108.k)

"looks like an ape" (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:11).

"were made rich all" (Apokalupsis 18:19).

"brought his fabulous treasures

"and cast it into the sea" (Apokalupsis 18:21).

across the [Aigaian] Sea" (GM @109.a).

"thus distracting his attention" (GM @109.d).

"When it sees human beings, it 'goes to sleep'." (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:10) [evidently, so as to distract]

"followed him upon white horses" (Apokalupsis 19:14).

"the wind-begotten mares ... were ... swifter even than the North Wind" (GM @109.d).

"goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite ... :

"transfix ... with his spear" (GM @109.d).

and he shall rule ... with a rod" (Apokalupsis 19:15).

"Its name is the wild-pole." (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:9)

"And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written" (Apokalupsis 19:16).

"When it cries, it calls itself" (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:9).

"a leopard, but

Yucatec \chilam balam\ 'priest leopard'.

"whose heads ... he nailed" (GM @109.e).

it has markings on its forehead

cf. Vaidik god Makha, who is beheaded by his own bow.

"And I saw an angel standing in the sun {which is white with black sunspots};

and a white body." (CM&S, p. 39 3:1:9)

Bodish "snow-leopard" (its fur white with black spots) : cf. "the head of a [leopard]" (TCTCTCTL, pp. 26 & 116).

and he cried with a loud voice ...

"it has a hare's head and ... makes a noise like a howling dog. {cf.

"the body of a dog and the head of a rabbit" on "Bell Witch" in northwest Robertson County, Tennessee, A.D. 1817-21 ("BWH")}

"Lamat {Yucatec for Aztec day-sign Tochtli 'rabbit'} ... the rear of a [hound]" (TCTCTCTL, pp. 26 & 116).

to all ... that fly in the midst of Heaven" (Apokalupsis 19:17).

"winged, immortal horses" (GM @109.f).

It flies with its tail." (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:8).

"duck [hound] is his prognostication" (TCTCTCTL, p. 26).

"That ye may eat the flesh of kings ... and the flesh of all men" (Apokalupsis 19:18). {The Carib are prae-eminently the cannibal-tribe.}

"[Oino-maos] was boasting that he would one day build a temple of skulls" (GM @109.f). {Is it implied that the flesh of the heads would be fed to people : could that be why the Olumpians "decided to intervene"?}

"Mount Cinnabar[-]incense.{cinnabar may be a replacement for the flesh of a cadavre -- which flesh may be offered as food for Netherworld-deties]

Yucatec day-sign (TCTCTCTL, p. 27) Mul-uc (\uc\ 'louse') : cf. how [Carib legend] to him having "the head of a [leopard]" "a louse ... came" (LAM, p. 264).

"And the sea gave up" (Apokalupsis 20:13).

"which could race over the sea" (GM @109.f).

"Manannan coming ... in a chariot drawn by a white mare that is riding over the waves" (DCHT:"MML").

"And I saw a new Heaven and a new Earth, for

"Almost before he had time to glance about him, he had reached Lesbos, where

Ailanthus ... are plentiful" (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:8). [Ailanthus altissima, commonly known as "tree of heaven"]

the first Heaven and the first Earth were passed away" (Apokalupsis 21:1).

his charioteer [Killos] ... or [Killas], died because of the swiftness of the flight." (GM @109.g) [cf. \killibant-\ 'a stand for

a sambuke (triangular musical string-instrument)]

Mananna`n is carrying that which by "touching each other made delightful music" (LIE, s.v. "Mananna`n", p. 330a),

Subsequent to Killas, now "Sphairos was his charioteer" (GM @109.i).

to wit, apples (which are sphairical) :

"And I ... saw ..., coming down ... out of Heaven, ... a bride adorned for her husband." (Apokalupsis 21:2) [cf. "eri silk in ... bridal wear collections." "Eri silk ... comes from the caterpillar of Samia ricini" (W"Eri silk")]

["the tree of heaven is also used ... as a host plant to feed silkworms of the moth Samia cynthia, which produces silk that is stronger and cheaper than mulberry silk" (W"Ailanthus a. -- Uses")]

"shall wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain" (Apokalupsis 21:4).

"branch of the apple tree from Emhain, from the far island around which are the shining horses of the son of Lir ... To be without grief, without sorrow, without death, without any sickness" (DCHT:"MML").

"The River Fish rises here" (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:7).

"fish being his [Mananna`n's] ...

"It makes a noise like a ram.

lambs." (LIE, s.v. "Mananna`n", p. 329b)

It is effective against all weapons." (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:6)

"Manannan is the keeper of ... a breastplate that no weapon could pierce." (DCHT:"MML")

"I am ... the beginning and the end." (Apokalupsis 21:6) {sockets for lynch-pins at the beginning and ar the end of the axle?}

"removed the lynch-pins from the axles ..., and replaced them with others made of wax." (GM @109.j)

"Mount Claw[-]mark." (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:6) [claw = lynch-pin; mark = wax]

"a golden reed to measure ... the wall thereof." (Apokalupsis 21:14) [to measure the wall's thickness, as if transfixing it?]

"about to transfix

"Mananna`n is ... coming disguised as a warrior with a sword through {i.e., transfixing} his head" (LIE, s.v. "Mananna`n", p. 330b).

"every several gate was one pearl" (Apokalupsis 21:21). [iridescent]

Pelops's back" (GM @109.j). [on one's back, a cloak is worn]

"He wore a cloak that could change into any colour." (DCHT:"MML")

"And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, proceeding out" (Apokalupsis 22:1).

"went ... in search of water." (GM @109.j)

By Mananna`n, Cormac "is also shown the Well of Knowledge from which five streams flow,

"and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life" (Apokalupsis 22:2).

and over which there are nine purple hazel trees" (DCHT:"MML").

"blessed is he that keepeth the sayings" (Apokalupsis 22:7).

"Will you break your oath?" (GM @109.k)

"They make a noise like a magpie." (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:5) [a magpie will repeat (= keep) the calls (= sayings) of other birds]

"that they may have right to the tree of life" (Apokalupsis 22:14).

"the wild-carob." (CM&S, p. 37 3:1:4)

"I am ... the bright and morning star." (Apokalupsis 22:16)

"[Hermes] set [Murtilos]'s image among the stars" (GM @109.l).

"Mount Burn[-]bright." (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:4)

"The [Murtoan] Sea ... is ... to take its name from [Murtilos] ..., as ... from the nymph [Murtoi]." (GM @109.l)

With \MURToI\, cf. \MURTI\ (PE, q.v.), name of mother (by Dharma) of the brethren Nara and Nara-ayana.

"what was then known as Apia" (GM @109.m). [\APIkhthuoomai\ 'I become a fish'; also

"numbers of sudden-fish" (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:3).

\NARa-\ is apparently cognate with TL-MRJ \N<R\ 'catfish'. Cf. Qic^e twin-brethren gods who became catfishes.

"unicorn" (GLS, p. 348 = PB&J 8), which scared a man into descending into a pit wherein he found "honey".

Latin \APIes\ 'bee' (gatherer of honey)]

"a horse, with a single horn

Eka-s`r.nga ('Unicorn') recommenced the halted rainfall (Maha-prajn~a-paramita S`astra 2:4) in city Campa of country Anga (MBh, "Aran.ya Parvan" 110-112 -- PE, s.v. "R.s.yas`r.nga 2)", p. 652b).

"King [Stumphalos]" (GM @109.n). [\STUPHLarios\ 'rough, rocky'] {a grinding-stone may be rough-and- coarse}

that has a hard grinding shell. It name is Coarse-ugly." (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:3).

The monk from Senaar declared "I am a merchant from a far country, and ... I have a precious stone"(PB&J 4).

"His ... wealth ... earned him the ... veneration of all [Hellad-]." (GM @109.n)

"Jade is abundant on its summit" (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:3).

"[ALKAthoos]" (GM @109.o). [\ALKAia\ 'tail']

"hippopotamus ... with ... a tail" (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:2).

"[Hanumant] awoke from sleep and raised his tail with

A king's brother "heard the trumpet of death" (PB&J 5).

"by dancing the Rope Dance, which they had brought from [Ludia]." (GM @109.p) [\Ludian\ is a particular musical mode]

"They make a noise like a plane-tree [lute]." (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:2)

a terrific sound." (PE, s.v. "Bhima 7)", p. 130b)

"boxes of wood ... he cased in gold all over, ... first filling them with the stinking bones of corpses" (PB&J 6).

"Pelops's sanctuary, where his bones are" (GM @109.q). [\PELOP-\ may be cognate with \PELLo-\ 'dark-colored' {cf. the frequent Homeric expression \wine-dark\ for 'purple'}]

"Purple coloured stones ... are abundant in the River Clutter." (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:1) [\clutter\ "a piece a bad stone building" (SDD, q.v.)]

"what a clutter there was with huge pots" (L'Estrange). [cf. the urn enclosing the bones of Pelops]

"white poplar-wood." (GM @109.q)

"Alder trees are numerous here" (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:1).

"at [Khaironea], is ... the only genuine" (GM @109.q). [\KHAIR-\ cognate with Vajra-yana deity-category \HERuka\ 'descendant of hiraka (little diamond)']

"Mount Lone[-]fox." (CM&S, p. 35 3:1:1)

With Buddha-kapala ('skull') Heruka, cf. the skull worn as helmet by Coyote [otherwise accompanied by Fox], who donned it while alone.

"There is a bird here which looks like an owl and

"turned him [Ghan.t.a] into an owl." (Skanda Puran.a -- PE, s.v. "Ghan.t.a I.", pp. 288-9)

"articulate speech was given to the nightingale" (PB&J 7).

matron Phuskoa (GM @110.b). [\phuskon\ 'potbelly']

it has a human face, a monkey's body" (CM&S, p. 31 2:4:19).

Monkeys are conventionally depicted with spiral as belly in Meso-American art.

"the Argonaut [Hipp-alkos], [Hipp-alkmos], or [Hipp-alkimos]" (GM @110.c).

"an animal on this mountain ... has a horse's body with bird wings" (CM&S, p. 31 2:4:19).

"he seemed to be in peace and safety thenceforward. ...

"[Taphios]" (GM @110.c). [\taphia\ (pl. of \taphion\) 'burial-place']

"Mount Hidden[-]abyss." (CM&S, p. 31 2:4:19)

Then casting his eyes down to the bottom of the pit, he saw a dragon of terrible aspect" (PB&J 8).

"Anti[-]bia" (GM @110.c). ['Against Force' : perhaps the dragon is intended as a warning against use of force in social affairs]

"They give rise to pearly jade." (CM&S, p. 31 2:4:18) [dragons may guard pearls, as shewn on the flag of Bhutan]

"While they were returning from Kubera's palace Bhima was caught by a python." (PE, s.v. "Bhima 7)", p. 130b)

A certain man had 2 faithless friends who failed him, but also a 3rd who eagerly protected him (PB&J 9).

Megareus had 2 sons who praedeceased him, but also a son-in-law who succeeded him as king instead (GM @110.d).

With 3 sons of [cf. BALLaVa] BE`LchU` (DCeM, q.v.), cf. 3 sons-in-law of king Lear, to whom only the 3rd is grateful.

{KARPO-kRates lived (according to Epiphanios) 17 years : cf. "the 17th day" (PE, s.v. "Bhima 7)", p. 130b) for arrival at Vr.s.a-parvan's as`rama.}

"such-like fish ... make a noise like chiming-stones." (CM&S, p. 31 2:4:18) [to \chime in\ = to respond helpfully]

With Bhima's son Ghat.a-utkaca, cf. GHAT.a (PE, q.v., p. 290a) who attended helpfully to KARPARa : thus, cf. also with GHAn.T.a ('bell')-KARn.a (PE, q.v.).

"Even so, come, lord Iesous!" (Apokalupsis 22:20)

{The Vaidik spider-deities KALa-KHaN~ja-s exuding of their thread = the thread-of-destiny manufactured by the Moirai (instead of Kalkhant- the seer).}

"The River Over[-]spill rises to the west" (CM&S, p. 31 2:4:18). [Over-spill = knowledge of destined events which are to "spill over" into the future?]

Karpo-krates's isle KEPHALLenia = (etymologically) S`A[M]BHALa, where KALKiN (PE, q.v.) is destined to be born at the end of the Kali-Yuga.

"were starving miserably" (PB&J 10).

"[Iskhe-polis], perished in the ... Hunt" (GM @110.e). [\iskhnaino\ 'I wither']

During the Kali-Yuga, "People will die in lots of hunger." (MBh, "Vana Parvan" 188 -- PE, s.v. "Kali I.5)", p. 374b)

If we neglect to "lay up provision for ourselves against the after life, sudden destruction falls upon us" (PB&J 10).

News-bringer KALLI-polis ('Beautiful City' [parable for 'one's prospective heavenly mansion']) was unjustly slain by Alkathoos (GM @110.e).

"Mount Bird[-and-]rat-share[-a-]cave. {figure-of-speech for mortals' sharing a common need for existence beyond their eventual death?}

(The yuga of Kali is that wherein the future is unknown; so that information is now restricted to mere news.) An arrow was aimed at KALI (Bhagavata Upa-puran.a 1:17 -- PE, s.v. "Kali I.2)").

"unspeakable beauty of the heavenly mansions not built by hands" (PB&J 11).

The mother of Khrus-[h]ippos is "[Wastu-okhe {'city' + \okhe\ 'a prop'}], a Danaid." (GM @110.g)

There are ... on its summit

... quantities of white jade." (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:18)

"they saw a sort of underground cellar, in which ... was standing his wife, mixing wine." (PB&J 11) [with the cellar, cf. a wine-well]

A woman (the wife of a man who favored her intended victim) "tried to persuade ... to kill ... by throwing ... down a well." (GM @110.g)

"that town will have a major flood." (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:17)

"Kali could live in the following ... places : ... Drinking ..., Murder" (Bhagavata Upa-puran.a 1:17 -- PE, s.v. "Kali I.2)").

"his wife tried to please ... by singing a song in a clear voice" (PB&J 11).

"the exhaust-rare ... makes a noise like ... howling" (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:17).

"he thrust it aside as if it were shameful and monstrous" (PB&J 12).

"took down ... and plunged it" (GM @110.g).

"Mount Baton[-]ton." (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:17)

"grazing with the wild gazelles. But ... own fawn ...

"looks like a horse; it has ... a single horn" (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:16).

they brought back alive, never letting it go abroad in future." (PB&J 13)

"was already imprisoned" (GM @110.h). [locked in prison]

"Mount Mid[-]twist." (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:16) [twist = turning lock-key]

So as not "to see sun ...,

hewed a cave-dwelling out of the solid rock" (PB&J 14),

{This is the Platonic parable known as "myth of the cave".}

[P>an-ku hewed a cave-dwelling out of the solid rock.]

"the boy who had never seen anything of the world, and bade ... for the boy to see." (PB&J 14)

"fled to Argolis" (GM @110.i). [\argos\ 'flash of luminance']

"they stop them from being blinded by dust" (CM&S, p. 30 2:4:15).

"the women ... . Now the boy's heart was much more captivated by them than by anything else." (PB&J 14)

"brought back to [Wolumpia]" (GM @110.i). [\[W]OLUmPos\ is cognate with \VOLUPtuous\.]

"passage through the narrow gate", followed behind by the people,

"At one of the turns {i.e., maiandrings} of

"The River [Maiandros] ... waters have numerous lag-remains fish ...;

A grandson of Iks.u-aku (= Hellenic \ikhthus\ 'fish' + \oke[w]anos\ 'ocean') is Mandira-as`va (M-W:S-ED, q.v.). [\manda\ 'slow' (thus lagging behind)]

so as to arrive "in a ravine with

the Hippodrome ['horse-course'], ...

their eyes are like the ears of a horse." (CM&S, p. 29 2:4:15)

The daughter of king Mandira-as`va (\as`va\ 'horse') married (MBh, "S`anti Parvan" 234:35 -- PE, s.v. "Hiran.yahasta")

his hands uplifted to heaven" (PB&J 14).

holding a ribbon" (GM @110.i). {ribbon of cloth-of-gold?}

"there are quantities of gold" (CM&S, p. 29 2:4:15).

prince Hiran.ya-hasta ('golden hand').