Compraehensive Correlative Mutual Alignments of Sequential Events in Major Mythologic Systems Worldwide, part 6

Towrah & Seper Yhows^uw<a & Seper S^apat.iym; CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVES (Q[uellen] Eu-angelion)

Edda of I`S-LAND;


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


"cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye." (Loukas 6:42; cf. Matthaios 7:5)

"you won't get things in your eye." (CM&S, p. 70 5:2:6)

"will he give him a serpent?" (Matthaios 7:10)

"She introduced a serpent ..., which befouled ... and

"the banereptile-

"a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit" (Loukas 6:43; cf. Matthaios 7:18).

"he begged Zeus to replenish ... giving him as ... subjects ... ants ... up a near-by[e] oak. ...

antegg." (CM&S, p. 70 5:2:6)

Asura-s in the guise of emmets climb the tree-guise of mt Meru (Hina-yana myth).

"A good man out of the treasure of his his heart bringeth forth that which is good" (Loukas 6:45). [cf. tree growing out of goddess's heart, with (CBM, p. 44) blood-sipping hummingbirds (cf. sugar-eating emmets)]

That night, in a dream, he saw ... ants falling to the ground and springing up as men.

"Lord, Lord, have we not ... in thy name done many wonderful works?" (Matthaios 7:22) [These folk expect to be recognized as if they were the Lord's own kin or even progeny.]

When he woke, ... to watch a host of men approaching, ... he recognized their faces from the dream." (GM @66.e)

"Mount Offspring[-]my." (CM&S, p. 70 5:2:6) [the signification of this expression would be that the population arriving out of the dreamworld are accounted by him as if they are his own progeny]

"the floods came ... and beat upon that house" (Matthaios 7:25). [flowing waters may excavate subterranean passageways, such as as in limestone caverns]

"still display an ant-like thrift" (GM @66.f). [this thrift consisting in storing of food for the winter in underground chambers which they have providentially excavated]

"that heareth my saying, and doeth them not" (Matthaios 7:26). [Doeth them not, because of a sly change of opinion.]

"three grey-eyed serpents tried to scale

"many large serpents that change their shape ..., and they have a serpentine way of moving." (CM&S, p. 70 5:2:5)

"that house ... fell : and great was the fall of it." (Matthaios 7:27)

the walls ..., but tumbled down." (GM @66.i)

"They on the rock are are they, which ... in the time of temptation, fall away." (Loukas 8:13)

"[Aiakos]'s sons would be among its captors" (GM @66.i). [they would desert Aiakos's own cause, falling away from it]

"Mount Sunny [= "sunshine soldiers and fair-weather patriots"]. It has quantities of stone, but

"they, which ... are choked with cares ... of this life" (Loukas 8:14).

"Zeus's sons ... he would have most liked to spare the burden of old age. The Fates [Moirai], however, would not permit this" (GM @66.j).

no plants [n]or trees." (CM&S, pp. 69-70 5:2:5) [Is this lack of vegetation an analogue for the bleakness of senescence?]

"when he hath lighted a candle, ... setteth it on a candlestick" (Loukas 8:16). [\turayyat\ 'chandelier; Pleiades' (DMWA, p. 124a) is evidently derived from \Tawr\ 'Taurus [the constellation containing the Pleiades]' (DMWA, p. 130b).] {Many alien flying-saucer pilots declare that they have arrived from the Pleiades.}

"[Aiakos] ... is even called upon to arbitrate quarrels that may arise between the gods." (GM @66.k) [As a verb, \tawr\ hath the signification 'to arise (as a quaestion or problem)'. {Most likely, flying-saucer pilots arriving from the Pleiades expect to be selected (by the United Nations) as arbiters in cases of international disputes on this planet.}

"For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest" (Loukas 8:17). {The arrival of flying-saucers is classified "Top Secret"; but they are soon to manifest socially productive activities here.}

"[Aiakos] ... gives laws to the shades" (GM @66.k). [with the help of benevolent laws, society is soon "set a-humming" with technocratic productivity -- including through se'ances]

"numerous humming snakes" (CM&S, p. 69 5:2:4). [if persons were not "humming" with delight at progress in official civil legalities, they would become as unpleasant as snakes]

"shall be cast into outer darkness" (Matthaios 8:12).

"he keeps the keys of [Tartaros]" (GM @66.k). [dungeons are kept locked, and are darksome]

"he ... checks the ghosts brought down by [Hermes] against Atropos's invoice." (GM @66.k) [these ghosts are fresh recruits, newly submitting to roll-call]

"Mount Fresh. ... The River Fresh rises here" (CM&S, p. 69 5:2:4).

"Mount Porcupine." (CM&S, p. 69 5:2:3)

The king Jahus.a (PE, q.v. -- R.c Veda 1:17:116). [Skt \JAHaka\ 'hedgehog']

"Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses." (Matthaios 8:17)

Sisuphos married

Merope (< *\MER-oKWa\), who gave birth to

"he gave commandment" (Matthaios 8:18).

Ornution (GM @67.a). [\ORNU-mi\ 'I urge on']

Sisuphos "promoted ... navigation." (GM @67.d)

"The River Reach[-]fish" (CM&S, p. 69 5:2:2).

"on the top of a high wave ... He was attracted" (PE, s.v. "Markan.d.eya 4)").

Sisuphos "cunningly put [Haides] himself in handcuffs by

"Enchanting girls ... played the bracelets" (PE, s.v. "Markan.d.eya 3)").

persuading him to demonstrate their use" (GM @67.g).

"Mount Show[-]look." (CM&S, p. 69 5:2:2)

"an impossible situation, because nobody could die" (GM @67.g).

"killed Yama]", thus accomplishing Mr.tyun~jaya ['victory over Death'] (PE, s.v. "Markan.d.eya 2)", p. 488b). /

"I will follow thee whithersoever" (Matthaios 8:19).

"on reaching the Palace of [Haides] went straight" (GM @67.h).

"The Son of Man hath not where to lay his head." (Matthaios 8:20)

"My presence here is most irregular." (GM @67.h)

"coming out of the tombs" (Matthaios 8:28).

"The Judges of the Dead showed him a huge block of stone" (GM @67.i).

"Yama [conductor of the dead] ... circled round the idol also" (PE, s.v. "Markan.d.eya 2)", p. 488a).

"a steep place into the sea" (Matthaios 8:32).

"on the [Korinthian Isthmos]" (GM @67.j).

With \KOriNTHos\ cf. \S`AN.D.HA\, a colleague of MARKA (PE, s.v. "S`an.d.hamarka" -- Taittiriya Samhita 6:4:10).

"sick of the palsy" (Matthaios 9:2). [palsy can render its victims as feeble as an infant]

{In Inuit lore, the Wind is said to be caused by the breathing of an enormous baby.}

[\s`an.d.ha\ = \s`at.hi\ 'Curcuma zedoaria', which "is used as a component in infant ... diets" (UTP"CZ").] "After some time he was thrown out by an exhalation of the infant." (PE, s.v. "Markan.d.eya 3)")

"his brood-mare had kicked" [with hooves] (GM @68.d) the elder son of Turoi.

The poisonous herb autolukion (L&S:G-EL) [= Autolukos (GM @67.c)] is "hidden inside a mule's hoof." ("SML&FH")

Sideroi [\sideros\ 'iron'] "clung to the horns of the altar." (GM @68.d)

"the great elk" (CM&S, p. 69 5:2:1). [having antlers]

"dragging brazen cauldrons ... to simulate ... thunder" (GM @68.a).

"Mount Drum[-]chalice." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:15)

"hath power on earth to forgive sins" (Matthaios 9:6). ["though your sins be as scarlet" (Ys^a<yah 1:18).]

Kretheus [\KRETHmon\ 'samphire, glasswort', whose stalks become scarlet, and which is sometimes called "sea bean"] became father of (GM @68.e)

"the scarlet bean." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:14)

"new ..., and both are preserved." (Matthaios 9:17)

Aison, who (according to Ovidius) "was magically restored to youth" (DCM, s.v. "Aeson").

"The River Young" (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:14).

"And the woman was made whole" (Matthaios 9:22).

As for Alk-estis, "her ghost [shade] descended to [Tartaros]" (GM @69.d), but she was retrieved alive [from amongst the shades] (DCM, s.v. "Alcestis") when

"Mount Shade." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:14)

"the maid ... dead, ... arose." (Matthaios 9:24-25)

"[Hera-klees] arrived unexpectedly with a new wild-olive club, and rescued her." (GM @69.e -- Euripides : Alkestis) [\Rhakos\ 'wild-olive tree (at Troizen, according to Pausanias 2:32:10);

"Mount Join[-]vale" {so-called because Alk-estis had already joined the shades when she was unexpectedly reprieved by Perse-phone (GM @69.d)}. It has

briar' (according to Xenophon)]

many briars on it." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:13)

"they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil." (Matthaios 9:32) {speechless with disconsolation?}

Was created to console Ixion, "who was wandering disconsolately about the halls of [Olumpos]." (GM @70.a)

"And when the devil was cast out, ... the multitudes wondered" (Matthaios 9:33). {did they rejoice, banishing melancholy?}

"take it to cure melancholy." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:12)

"teaching ... and preaching" (Matthaios 9:35). {Impliedly, the populace visited was grasping onto those teachings and preachings.}

"She [Nephele] bore ... a daughter, Helle." (GM @70.a) This Helle [< *\Welsa\, cognate with Latin \volsella\ 'tweezers, forceps', indicative of her clutching the vehicle-beast's body] afterwards

"he saw the multitudes ... fainted ..., as sheep" (Matthaios 9:36).

"felt giddy and lost her hold [on the ram-sheep]; she fell [from the ram-sheep]" (GM @70.e).

"when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power" (Matthaios 10:1).

"a generation later ... the Argonauts came in search of it." (GM @70.e)

"freely have ye received, freely give." (Matthaios 10:8)

"the ... fillet, which [Phrixos] had worn, was placed on his head" (GM @70.f). [This fillet, which Phrixos had received, he freely gave away.]

"inquire ...; and there abide till ye go thence." (Matthaios 10:11)

"harbouring ... living in the palace disguised" (GM @70.g).

"a white

"a wild cat ... has a white tail and mane." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:12) {Bobcats formerly had "the long tail" (Blackfoot myth -- "OM&RS").}

{Because it is "associated with the stars", "Pawnee parents used to wrap their babies in bobcat furs to bring them celestial blessings." ("NABM")}

"let your peace come upon it : ... let your peace return to you." (Matthaios 10:13) [\Eirene\ 'peace' may be a pun on \irid-\ 'rainbow'.]

stag!" (GM @70.g)

{Maori god Rono is god of both of the rainbow and of peace.}

"it shall be given to you in that same hour what ye shall speak." (Matthaios 10:19)

"suddenly yelled : '... Stand back ...!" (GM @70.g) ["suddenly" = "in that same hour"]

"shall deliver ... up to death, ... the father the child" (Matthaios 10:21). [father slayeth own progeny]

"Seizing his bow, ... he transfixed [his own son Learkhos] with an arrow [shot from his bow]" (GM @70.g).

Vaidik god Indra hath, as his bow, the rainbow.

"they have called the master of the house [Beel-zeboul]" (Matthaios 10:25). [Inasmuch as Ba<al-Zebuwl is a prominent god, these persons have effectively deified "the master of the house".]

"deified ... Melikertes as the God [Palaimon]" (GM @70.h).

"What I tell you in darkness ... ye hear in the ear" (Matthaios 10:27).

"enquired from the Delphic Oracle" (GM @70.i).

"fear not that which kills the body" (Matthaios 10:28).

"a wolf-pack ... fled at his approach" (GM @70.i).

"Are not two sparrows sold ...?" (Matthaios 10:29) [Sold as food, sparrows are so meager that only famished persons seek to buy them.]

"his starving companions" (GM @70.i).

"Mount Fast." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:12)

{"t.h.or ('haimerrhoides') in their secret parts." (1st S^muw>el 5:9)}

"Bloodstains" (GM @70.j). {Haimerrhoides often bleed, staining garments.}

"they will cure bleeding piles [haimerrhoides]." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:11)

{"offering ... golden t.h.or ('haimerrhoides')" (1st S^muw>el 6:4).} "of more value than many" (Matthaios 10:31).

"dressed only in a pelt" (GM @70.j). {Leathern apparel is actually of greater value than is cloth-clothing.}

"I came not to send peace,

"We have ... taken in the recent raid" (GM @70.j).

but a sword." (Matthaios 10:34).

"her guards ... kill" (GM @70.k).

"give unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a ... reward." (Matthaios 10:42)

"[Inoi] escaped with [her little son Melikertes], sprang into the sea, and became immortal." (GM @70.k)

"many flying-fish" (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:11). {"be ye fishers of men" (viz., of human souls transmogrified into aquatic entities)}

"the Island of Kroumissa." (GM @70.l) [\KROUMat-\ 'musical beat'] {a musical beat is prominent in work-songs}

"The River Toil" (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:11). {allusion to a music-composer's "collected works"?}

"changed her into a ewe" (GM @70.l). {ghosts can change shape readily}

"the ghost herb" (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:11).

"behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses." (Matthaios 11:8)

"hung up the golden fleece in a temple" (GM @70.m).

"I send my ... face" (Matthaios 11:10).

"Mount Oxhead." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:11)

{With an ox-head as bait,

"many years later his son ... Kutisoros ... rescued" (GM @70.m). [\KUTISOs\ 'tree-medick (Medicago arborea)'] {medicinal herbs often rescue patients}

Jo,r-mun-gand the Midgard's-orm was snagged (this orm being an aspect-mode of the healing serpent employed by healer-hero Asklepios).}

"the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence" (Matthaios 11:12).

"they bolted, overthrew ..., dragged him ..., and then

"The Son of Man came eating" (Matthaios 11:19).

ate him alive." (GM @71.a)

"But ... [Glaukos ('Green')]

"Fragrant mat-grass is in abundance" (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:10). [This could be Anthoxanthum odoratum : "One characteristic of this grass is its brilliant green colour" (P&TP, p. 33).

leaped into the sea

It "grows freely on ... sandy dunes" (P&TP, p. 34).]

"would have repented long ago" (Matthaios 11:21).

in grief" (GM @71.a).

"Mount Cry[-]forest." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:10)

"S.owr" (Matthaios 11:22). ['flint' (Strong's 6864)] {cf. "brought you water out of the flinty rock" (>elleh ha-Dbariym 8:15)}

"to drink from a well ..., and graze on an herb called hippomanes which grew at its lip." (GM @71.a)

"Mount Oak[-]vale." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:9)

{Only in the territory of Tawis-karong ('Flint') was there any potable water (Wyandot-Huron myth -- "HCM").}

"And thou ... shalt be brought down to hell" (Matthaios 11:23). [viz., to a place of terror]

"the [Tarax-[h]ippos], or Horse-scarer, still haunts the Isthmus of [Korinthos]" (GM @71.b).

"Mount Great[-]terror." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:8)

"young serpents; he had ... piously buried their parents dead bodies." (GM @72.c)

"dragon bones." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:7)

"thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent" (Matthaios 11:25).

"[Phulakos], springing up from the straw [wherein he had lain hidden], led him [the wise and prudent Melam-pous] away" (GM @72.c).

"I am meek and lowly in heart" (Matthaios 11:29). {Vultures are accounted as "the most righteous ... of birds" (Ploutarkhos : Roman Questions 93).}

"two vultures flew down" (GM @72.e). [the custom of leaving human cadavres to be fed-on by vultures, is known as "sky-burial" (interrment in the sky) in Bodish religious idiom]

"numerous sky-pendants" (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:7).

"I will have mercy,

"while he ran to comfort [Iphi-klos] ...

and not sacrifice" (Matthaios 12:7).

forgot the knife!" (GM @72.e)

"Stretch for thine hand. And ... it was restored whole" (Matthaios 12:13).

"in Heaven as on earth : hand washes hand." (GM @72.i)

"held a council against him ... [Matthaios 12:14].

"chased all three of them to ... where

But ... [Iesous] ... withdrew himself from thence" (Matthaios 12:15).

they took refuge in a cave ... .

"Then ... one possessed with a devil ... he healed" (Matthaios 12:22).

There ... regained their sanity and were purified"

(GM @72.j).

"spoil his goods" (Matthaios 12:29).

"Anaxagoras" (GM @72.k). [\wanax-agoras\ 'Winner of Market'] {In the market-oikonomy, success is commonly through competition, spoiling the sales of goods by competitors.}

"He that is not with me is against me; and he ... scattereth abroad." (Matthaios 12:30)

"rebels against the royal House could be put to flight merely by displaying his shield." (GM @73.a)

"every idle word ... shall give account" (Matthaios 12:36).

Akrisios (GM @73.a) [\a-krisia\ 'indecision'] {indecision may be accounted as futile/idle}

"there shall no sign be given to it" (Matthaios 12:39).

"neither side gained the advantage" (GM @73.a).

"seven other spirits more wicked ... enter in and dwell there" (Matthaios 12:45). [These spirits entre a mortal's body and thus come to control that mortal's doings.]

"Gastero[-]cheires ['Belly-hands'], ... as masons, ... fortified" (GM @73.b). [These divinities may tend to entre a mortal's interior ("belly") and thus to manipulate thoughts.]

"fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold" (Matthaios 13:8).

"came ... in a shower of gold" (GM @73.c). [TL-MRJ \NWB\ 'gold' is cognate with Strong's 5108 \nowb\ 'fruit'.]

"Mount Gold[-]star." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:7)

"But blessed are

"broke it open and found both ... still alive." (GM @73.c) {What a blessing!}

your eyes, for they see" (Matthaios 13:16).

"If you eat it, you won't get things in your eye." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:6)

"if ... he is divided against himself, how shall then ...?" [For a person to be mentally divided into opposing opinions, can be a source of anguish.]

"It is effective for {viz., against} mental anguish." (CM&S, p. 68 5:1:6)

"mustard" (Matthaios 13:31).

"the island of Seriphos" (GM @73.c). [\seriphon\ 'Artemisia maritima']

"It is called the paper mulberry." (CM&S, pp. 67-68 5:1:6)

"a woman took, and hid ... till the whole was leavened." (Matthaios 13:33) [Leaven is able to raise bread; which exprssion can be used as a pun on raising/rearing young children.]

He took them [including the woman, Dana[w]e] at once to his ... King, who reared Perseus" (GM @73.c). [The king reared/raised the boy Perseus from the latter's childhood.]

"the [Gorgon Medousa]'s head." (GM @73.d) [the divine analogue for a shell-enclosed tree-fruit : the MEDUlla of the brain is pertinent] [\Medousa\ is also cognate with Hellenic \medu-\ 'sweet' and possibly with Latin \madent-\ 'moist'.]

"a palm pod." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:6) [This is the shell-enclosed fruit of the palmyra-palm (Borassus flabellifer). This fruit's pulp is a sweet, moist jelly.]

Goddess "Panaiveriyamman, named after panai, the Tamil name for the Palmyra palm" (W"List of tree deities -- Examples").

"there shall be ... gnashing of teeth." (Matthaios 13:42)

"the [Gorgon Medousa] had ... huge teeth" (GM @73.e).

"he had found one pearl of great price" (Matthaios 13:46). {"He finds her an unpierced pearl ... with her maidenhead." (SWAN, p. 166)}

Borassus-palm's sap's being spilled occasioned the viewing from below, by a brother, of his sistre's nakedness, "at which the sister was so ashamed" that she retreated upwards (Kei-Islands myth -- OM, p. 66).

"a net ... was cast ..., and gathered of every kind." (Matthaios 13:47)

"needed ... a magic wallet to contain" (GM @73.g).

"shall sever the ... teeth." (Matthaios 13:49-50).

"snatched the eye and tooth ..., and would not return either" (GM @73.g). [when the Graiai were thus stripped of these body-parts of theirs, they were were effectively stopped from sharing these body-parts]

"Mount Strip-stop." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:6)

"the kingdom of heaven ... bringeth forth ... treasure ... old and new." (Matthaios 13:52)

"Perseus then ... flew [carrying with him this eye-and-tooth]" GM @73.h).

PRaSena's brother Satra-ajit "travelled by air with that gem" (PE, s.v. "Prasena II.2)").

"dropped the [Graiai]'s eye [\oPHthaLmos\] and tooth into Lake [TRITon]" (GM @73.i). [Here-within, the lake-interior's isle PHLa formed itself.]

Vaidik god TRIta Aptya entred a water-well, but could not exit until he was

"they were astonished, and said, Whence ...?" (Matthaios 13:54)

miraculously rescued thereout (quite an astonishing event!).

"the daughter of [H.rod (Strong's 2733)] danced" (Matthaios 14:6).

"[Poseidon] sent ... a female sea-monster to devastate" (GM @73.j).

"he saw [Kepheus] ... watching" (GM @73.k). {"entrusted him [Kepheus] with ... a bronze vase." (DCM, s.v. "Cepheus 1" -- the wrong hero of this name, howbeit)}

"Scarlet copper is abundant on its summit" (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:5).

"he departed thence by ship into a desert place far away" (Matthaios 14:13).

"a bed of ... sea-weed {growing on sea-rocks, seaweed could be described as "born from" those rocks}

"Mount Spume." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:5)

Of "the sea ... the spume" generated "a boy, who ... saw a girl sitting on a rock from which she had just been born" (myth at Minhassa in northeast Sulawesi - OM, p. 66).

(which instantly turned to coral)" (GM @73.k).

Tu-te-koro-puna ['Standing-the-Oldman-Coral']

"beginning to sink, ... saying ..., Lord, save me." (Matthaios 14:30)

"was forced to snatch the [Gorgon]'s head" (GM @73.m).

beheaded swimming-woman Ruku-tia (Maori myth -- OM, p. 40).]

"stretched forth his hand, and caught" (Matthaios 14:31).

"placed ... in a more honourable constellation" (GM @73.n).

"Then came ... scribes ... saying, Why do thy disciples transgress ...?" (Matthaios 15:1-2)

"Greeted by a storm of insults" (GM @73.o), Perseus remained effectually deaf to these.

"Mount Onion-deaf." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:4) {having many layers (as if an onion) of patience?}

"a circle of boulders ... in Seriphos." (GM @73.o)

"ringworm." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:3)

"shall fall into the ditch" (Matthaios 15:14). {a ditch is commonly employed for drainage of land}

"struck Akrisios ['Indecision']'s

"Mount Drain {any making of decisions may drain one's mental energy}[-]

Tapu-waewae is (in Maori idiom : M-PCD, q.v.) the term for

foot and killed him." (GM @73.p)

hog." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:3)

the sacred hoof of a pig.

"his disciples came ... saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us." (Matthaios 15:23) [They apparently deemed her to be idly loitering.]

"King [Teutamides (i.e., son of Teutamias) : \TEUTAsMos\ = \strangeia\ 'loitering'] was holding in honour of his dead father" (GM @73.p).

"saith unto them, How many ...? And they said, ... a few" (Matthaios 15:34). [They had apparently forgotten the exact number.]

[the name of this son of Teutamias is (Iliad 2.843) \Lethos\ ('Forgetful').]

"be forgetful." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:2)

"shew them a sign from heaven." (Matthaios 16:1)

"hid inside a hollow oak" (GM @74.g). {"Mwindo climbs to Heaven through a hollow tree" (GuAM, s.v. "Mwindo", p. 170).}

"This chestnut tree has a square trunk" (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:2).

Heavenly mt Meru, square in cross-section, is largely hollow, being inhabited within by various cities (so according to the Abhidharma).

"upon this rock I will build my church;

"the carved headstone" (GM @74.g).

"setting up a trophy beside the Spartan race-course" (GM @74.j).

"Mount Stage[-]child." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:2)

and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." (Matthaios 16:18)

"to spend their days alternately in the upper air, and under the earth at Therapne." (GM @74.j) [As egress from, and ingress into Haides, they must have been freely admitted into-and-out-from the very "gates of hell".]

"deceived by his shadow on the sea." (GM @74.k) [Residing in the vicinity of the sea would be inadequate to evade goitre -- as if residence were only "the shadow of" a cure.]

"If you eat it, it will cure a goitre." CM&S, p. 67 5:1:1) {The only sort herb which can cure a goitre would be a seaweed, on account of its content of iodine-compounds.}

"And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven : ... and whatsoever thou shalt loose ... shall be loosed in heaven." (Matthaios 16:19)

"Next morning, ... the room was empty" (GM @74.l). [This is intending to imply that this shrine was miraculously opened with miraculous keys.]

"the saviours of ship-wrecked sailors ...

"There is ... here ... the bruin-rat." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:1) {Rats are known to desert a doomed ship.}

"For the Son of Man shall come in the glory ... with his angels" (Matthaios 16:27).

come hastening through the sky" (GM @74.m).

"And he was transfigured before them : and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment ... as the light." (Matthaios 17:2)

"by night, the phantoms of the [Di[w]os-kouroi] ... turned him back." (GM @74.n) [It may be implied that these phantoms were glowing in the dark.]

"It can cure bad eyesight." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:1) {Could the praeternatural brilliance of a transfiguration cure poor eyesight?}

"sat on a wild-pear tree, and spirited away the shield" (GM @74.o).

"an apricot tree ... . Its name is the sheath-plant." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:1)

"behold a voice out of the cloud" (Matthaios 17:5).

"They are the patrons of all bards who sing" (GM @74.p).

"They dress alike" (GM @74.p). [have, in common, a praedilection for an identical attire-style]

"The River Common rises here" (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:1).

"say unto this mountain, Remove hence unto yonder place" (Matthaios 17:20).

"was advised to catch and tame the winged ... Mount [Helikon]" (GM @75.b).

"the fish ... when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money" (Matthaios 17:27).

"the [Khimaira] ... between her jaws a lump of lead" (GM @75.c).

"it were better ... that a millstone were hanged around his neck, and

"dropping large boulders on their heads." (GM @75.d)

that he were drowned in the depth of the sea." (Matthaios 18:6)

"prayed that ... [Poseidon] would flood the Xanthian Plain behind him." (GM @75.d)

"the Xanthian women hoisted their skirts to the waist and came rushing towards him" (GM @75.d). [These women were lusciously offering tasteful enjoyment of their bodies, as if sweetly jujube-"dating".]

"Mount Sweet[-]jujube." (CM&S, p. 67 5:1:1)

"if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off" (Matthaios 18:8). {A more moderate admonition would be to cut short one's advancing on foot.}

"[Bellero-phon]'s modesty was such that he turned tail and ran" (GM @75.d).{His feet had offended him by walking him into the praesence of such women.}