Compraehensive Correlative Mutual Alignments of Sequential Events in Major Mythologic Systems Worldwide, part 20



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

CYMRY (Mabiongion); I`SLAND (Edda); BHARATIYA (Puran.a; Veda); QIC^E (Popol Vuh)

"at Artemis's order and [Klutaimnestra]'s plea, [Akhilleus] intervened, saved [Iphi-geneia], and sent her to [Skuthia]" (GM @161.e). ["Every sailor ... shipwrecked ... is publicly sacrificed to ... Artemis." (GM @116.b)]

"the Country of Ranger People" (CM&S, p. 136 10:16). {The Taurik khersonesos may be regarded as Iphi-geneia's assigned ranging-ground, the duty of her patrol being to disallow entry by any strangers.}

[Tlingit] "causes the Bear to fall on his knife" (TsM, p. 681).

"Artemis ... substituting ... at the altar ... a she-bear ..." (GM @161.e) to be slain.

"[Philo-meleides]" (GM @161.f -- BNP , s.v."Philomeleides") [\philo-\ 'loving' + \Meleides\ = \Meliades\ 'nymphs of fruit-trees'.

{\Philo-meleides could also imply loving to worship by means of mala (Skt for 'rosary of beads'). \BEAD\ is cognate with \Buddhi\ (< *\BHUDH-ti), the name of one of the 2 wives of Gan.a-pati (PE, s.v. "Gan.apati 6)").}

"[Phulo-nome], daughter of [Tragasos, ... called on the flautist [MOLPos] as a witness" (GM @161.g). [\MOLPe\ 'a "game at ball"']

"three drops of the charmed liquor flew out of the cauldron and fell upon the finger of Gwion Bach." (Gu:M, p. 472 ) [This act was of playing catcher, as though in a game at ball.]

{GAN.a-patI "in the guise of

Gwion [< *\GWONI\] Bach, when reborn as "Taliesin", recounted :

{Moon-denizens "roast frogs, great numbers of which are always flying in the air" (L:AD I.23).}

"I have fled with vigour, I have fled as a frog,

a crow went and sat on the brink of the Kaman.d.ulu [ascetic's ewer] and ... holy water ... distributed among devotees" (PE, s.v. "Gan.apati 5)").}

I have fled in the semblance of a crow, scarcely finding rest" (Gu:M, p. 475). After his death, Gwion Bach became redincarnate as

Tenes and his sistre "were washed ashore on the island ... hitherto called [Leuko-PHRUs], which means 'white brow'." (GM @161.g)

"Open[-]brow Country" (CM&S, p. 136 10:16). [This may referr to the shining, through the forehead, of

Taliesin 'Radiant Brow', found, as an infant, abandoned in a "leathern bag upon a pole of the weir" (for catching salmon : Gu:M, p. 474). [\TaliEsiN\ might be abbreviated to \TENes\; likwise, Latin divine name \TALaSSIoN-\ might be a deformed variant of \TALieSIN\.]

[cf. also \PHRUne\ 'toad' : a certain species of toad employeth the pineal gland as 3rd eye.]

luminance emanating from the cakra Ajn~a of the pineal gland.]

"pretends to cut bait off his own" (TsM, p. 681).

"[Tenes] ... cut the cables of ... ship" (GM @161.g).

"The land of Chest[-]slave" (CM&S, p. 136 10:16). [slave-of-love via heart-strings?]

"a servant called [Mnemon] accompanied him for the purpose of reminding ... of" Tenes, but "failed to remind" (GM @161.h). [Was his speech paralyzed?]

{Due to his neglect to worship Gan.a-pati, Indra's "hands became benumbed, and he stood aghast." (PE, s.v. "Gan.apati 7)", p. 273b).}

Taliesin paralyzed the speech-organ of bards, reducing them to "pouting out their lips, and making mouths at the king" (Gu:M, p. 480).

"He throws in the red-hot stones." (TsM, p. 681)

"[Tenes] hurling a huge rock

from a cliff" (GM @161.h).

"Mount High" (CM&S, p. 136 10:15).

"[Akhilleus] also killed [Kuknos] with a blow to the head, his only vulnerable part" (GM @161.h). [\KUKn-\ may well be cognate with *\HUHm-\ > \Hymir\.]

When Hymir's head had contacted a goblet, "suddenly all his strength had ebbed from him." Thereupon, To`rr and Ty`r returned to "Egil's farm" (NG "LHy"). [\EGIL\ is cognate with \AKHILLeus\.]

"He calls the animals and looks at their backsides." (TsM, p. 683) [It would be their tail that is inspected.]

"The land of Banner[-]tail Horse" (CM&S, p. 136 10:15). {"to fix the head of a horse to the trunk of Yajn~a." (PE, s.v. "Hayagriva V.1)", p. 312a)}

As`va-griva ('Horse-Throat', also known as Haya-griva) is (TS`PC 4.I.17) a Prati-vis.n.u (protagonist of Vis.n.u) or as (TS`PC I.VI.11) the 1st of the 9 Prati-vasu-deva-s.

"a water-snake approached the altar and bit [Philo-ktetes] ...

"The Big Snake eats elephants" (CM&S, p. 136 10:14).

"the naga called Kekara[-]lohita (PE, q.v. : Vamana 8) caught hold of

"his ankle has been broken in the house of shadows" (TsM, p. 683).

in the foot." (GM @161.i)

"Its people have ... no feet." (CM&S, p. 136 10:13)

him [i.e., Cyavana], dragged him {as though he lacked feet for walking} and

"[Kalkhant-] prophesied" (GM @161.d). [cognate with (DMWA, p. 1209a) \HALiylAJ\ 'emblic myrobalan', which is the primary ingredient in the medicine of blind Cyavana (W"Chyawanprash")]

"it has an inner skin that looks ... like a yellow snake ..., and its fruit is like that of the pomelo." (CM&S, p. 136 10:12)

bit him. The serpent released him ..., and ... he visited Naimis.aran.ya." [\NIMIS.a\ 'blink of the eye'; \KEKARa\ 'squint-eyed']

"Raven comes ... to steal the bait ... . ... Eventually his beak is caught, and ... the fishermen tear off his beak. ... Meanwhile Raven makes an artificial jaw" (TsM, p. 684).

"battered furiously at his [i.e., that of Kuknos 'swan'] face with the hilt of his sword" (GM @161.f).

"Notch Flaw has a dragon's head and lives in the River Weak." (CM&S, p. 136 10:11) [Are these "notches" gaps left in the jaw when its teeth are pulled out?]

"Vucub-Caquix ['7 Macaw'] ... was injured by a ... blowgun which struck him squarely in the jaw" (Popol Vuh 1:6, p. 21). "Very well, ... these teeth are pulled and others put in their place." (Ibid., p. 24).

"[Lukaon] ... was cutting fig-tree shoots for use as chariot-rails." (GM @161.i)

"an officer called Chief Track" (CM&S, p. 135 10:10). [track for use by chariots?]

Crossroads (CBM, p. 14 centre).

Instead of arousing Pitch, the same is left reclining under a mat, until silent (TsM, p. 683).

"[Ant-enor {'instead of arousing' (\enor-nu-mi\ 'I arouse')}]" (GM @162.a).

Men are treated in their eyen (put to sleep?) (CBM, pp. 15-16).

"Raven goes into the woods" (TsM, p. 684).

"Tall elm trees ... stand within his precinct and overshadow the tomb." (GM @162.c)

Double tree overshadoweth a skull-headed god (CBM, p. 19, lower registre).

"brought up [Protesi-la[w]os]'s ghost from [Tartaros] to animate the statue." (GM @162.d)

"The Lord of the Summer, Open" (CM&S, p. 135 10:10). ["the rock split open to reveal Open" (CM&S, p. 238).]

Earthquake glyph (CBM, p. 25 centre). [to split rock?]

[Comox] Pitch's "two sons make war against the sun" (TsM, p. 684).

"[Protesi-la[w]os] founded the city of [SKIOne]." (GM @162.e) [\SKIOtos\ 'striped']

Under a half-darkened (1/2-overcome?) sun, a striped god provideth water for a pair of helmeted warriors and for a living skeleton (ghost?) (CBM, p. 27 centre).

"he tells his jaw to break off. It has a long beard." (TsM, p. 684)

"[Troilos] ... being then ... with ... a flowing beard" (GM @162.g).

Denizens of the comets "have beards, however, just above the knee" (L:AD @I.23).

[Nass] "his nose comes off." (TsM, p. 684) {cf. vainly cutting off one's nose to spite one's face : Thus, by giving away Briseis, Priamos forfeited the survival his own city Ilion, merely in order vainly to demonstrate his generosity toward his prime foe.}

"[Troilos] ... loved Briseis {'pressed', so named because she was compelled to become concubine to her lover's foe Aga-memnon}, [Kalkhant-]'s ... daughter," but "[Kalkhant-] persuaded [Aga-memnon] to ask [Priamos] for her" (GM @162.h).

"there is a rhinoceros which ... is black" (CM&S, p. 135 10:9).

The Jaina tirthankara whose emblem is a rhinoceros is S`reya-ams`a-natha, whose male s`asana-devata is (TS`PC 4:I:25) IS`-VARa : cognate with \IK[aW]ARos\, name of (DCM, s.v. "Icarus") a Karian king, whose lover is Kalkhant-'s sistre Theo-noe ('Divine Mind').

"[Poseidon] ... knew that the royal line of [Aineias] must eventually rule" (GM @162.k).

"The live-lively apes know the names of humans.

"Pitch desires to return when the sun rises ..., but melts and runs over the halibut ... . ... They go out together, but both Gum and Frost melt ... ." (TsM, p. 683) [In melting, both pitch and gum become flat.]

In "[Hupo-plakian [i.e., at the base of mt PLAKos {\PLAKites, PLAKoeis\ 'flat', scil. topped}] Thebai], ...

\Andro-MAKHe\ may be cognate with \MAHI\, name of a Vaidik goddess associated with Vaidik goddess Id.a (= mt Ide in the Troad).

"Raven takes home the pitch that is gathered in the canoe

another [Eetion {< *\AWACIson\}], father of [Hektor]'s wife [Andro-makhe], ... ruled" (GM @162.l).

These are animals like hogs" (CM&S, p. 135 10:8). [piggy-banks, whereinto are gathered coins (OBOLoi in corpses' mouths, alike unto their cognate, APPLes in Christmas-porkers' mouth)]

Skt participle \AVACIta\ 'gathered', verb \AVACI\ 'gather (as, fruits from a tree)'

in order to calk the artificial whale that the animals have made." (TsM, p. 683)

"killed [Eetion] ..., but did not despoil the corpse : ... it fully armoured {were the armor's joints calked?} and around the barrow ...,

[Is this whale aequivalent to the Tar-Baby (in renditions of Creek {from Alabama} tribal myth)?]

mountain-nymphs planted a grove of elm-trees." (GM @162.l)

"Drift forest is 300 leagues square." (CM&S, p. 135 10:8) {drifting in a sea, as of the Sargasso Sea?}

"set with trees; they had no roots, but yet remained in their places, floating upright" (L:AD @II.42).

"as soon as Pitch dies, his house becomes changed into a green spruce tree" (TsM, p. 683).

"Mount Blue[-]plane[-]tree" (CM&S, p. 135 10:7).

"Their ears are plane-leaves" (L:AD @I.25).

"He makes a new nose of bark covered with pitch" (TsM, p. 685).

"Rhinoceros land" (CM&S, p. 135 10:6).

Prati-eka-buddha-s are metaphorically characterized as rhinokeroi.

"He calls Screech Owl, pulls off his beak" (TsM, p. 685).

"Owl[-]sunny Country" (CM&S, p. 135 10:5).

"A stick is pushed through his body ... . ... he ... then flies away. The child to whom he has been given shouts, "My food is flying away, mother!" (TsM, p. 685)

"Tattoo[-]brow Country" (CM&S, p. 135 10:4).

On the forehead of each S`aiva devotee is marked a tri-s`ula (PE, q.v. : Vis.n.u Puran.a 3:2; a 3-pronged fork for impaling food), which is made by

"[Akhilleus] also brought away the swift horse [PEDAsos]" (GM @162.l). [\PEDAlion\ 'rudder'] {Pedasos may archetypally be a flying vehicle steered by a human pilot.}

Vis`va-karman, maker also of the vimana (ae:rial chariot for flying) Pus.paka. "a white horse you gave to PEDU" (R.VS 1:8:6) "with nineandninety" (AV"Pedu" -- R.VS 10: 39:10), possibly Uran.a.

"a gold ring hung upon a child"

"Sag[-]ear country" (CM&S, p. 135 10:4).

"Astounded ..., they both agreed to resign their claims ...

"Lord[-]worry country {worried about the injustice of one's claims?}

in favour of [Sar-pedon]" (GM @162.n). [\sar\ 'psar (starling)-shaped' + \pedos\ 'mahaleb-cherry for axle']

lies east of Turn[-]corner land." (CM&S, p. 135 10:4) {Among birds whose flights can turn abruptly, are the starlings.}

"Zeus had rained blood at the death of [Sar-pedon]." (L:AD I.17) [star-fallen cherry-liqueur?]

"He comes down the river on several rafts, which he mans with what seem to be people" (TsM, p. 685) but are not real.

"[Odusseus] on a foraging expedition to [Thraike] ... came back empty-handed" (GM @162.o). (His seeming intent is surely a fake.)

"The land of Cinnamon Forest Eight[-]trees {these 8 trees likely repraesenting a personal bribe, given by Thraikians, so as not to forage} lies east of

"It has seven gates, each made of a single Cinnamon Plank." (L:AD II.11) {Cf. also Sindbad's cavern-built raft of aromatic timbers.}

[Haida] "he wants ... sea eggs {roe}; they throw these at him" (TsM, p. 686). [roe glisteneth as do nuggets]

PALA-medes successfully went on a similar expedition, but returned "with a ship-load" of loot (GM @162.o). [\PALA\ 'nugget']

Turn[-]corner land." (CM&S, p. 135 10:3)

To loot the Thraikians could invite aggression from them : the Hellenes were in imminent danger of this if they would not punish Pala-medes.

"[Aga-memnon], [Odusseus], and {Dio-medes] were all implicated in this plot" (GM @162.q).

"Mount Three Sky[-]sons Block" (CM&S, p. 135 10:2).

These 3 blocked Pala-medes scheme to destroy the Hellenes by provoking the Thraikians.

"Mink makes a fire in the whale's stomach and dries the herrings" (TsM, p. 687).

{Because Mink was once partially "roasted", "he smells again like roasted meat." ("WhMS")}

"We ... keep a good fire ... in ... the monster [i.e., within the whale]" (L:AD @I.34).

"cut a hole into the whale from on top ... down to the stomach" (TsM, p. 688).

"pretending to have discovered a treasure in a deep well" (GM @162.r).

"The land of Basin" (CM&S, p. 135 10:1). {'Basin, bowl; haloed moon' are each, in Skt,

In the palace on the Moon there is "a well of no great depth; any one going down the well can

"Porpoise Woman can hear what he says; she interprets his words" (TsM, p. 686).

\kun.d.a\ : through Kun.d.alini Yoga one "may hear voices or sounds from other realms" ("ChEAP").}

hear every word spoken on our Earth" (L:AD @I.26).