Re: Astarte and Mary
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Alana Joli Abbott <alanajoli@...> wrote:
> -- but if you follow Graves's theories from *The WhiteYou do realize, I hope, that as much fun as The White Goddess is, Graves is selling you a bill of goods? "Holy Blood, Holy Grail" for clever people. Fine author, but mad as a hatter.
- On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 02:36:10PM -0700, John Rateliff wrote:
> And it's just as interesting to see what current thinking amongFor that matter, there's Michael Witzel's _The Origins of the World's
> the historians and archeologists and scientist is on some of these
> same issues -- e.g., the recent Cunliffe and Koch volume CELTIC
> FROM THE WEST, which I only learned about at this year's Kalamazoo,
> challenges a lot of what I'd been taught about the origins of the
> Celts and turns it on its head.
Mythologies_, which is grand synthesis on an almost unbelievable
scale (myths, linguistics, genetics -- all leading back to reconstructing
common mythological structures and heading back into common elements
among groups that have been separated since the colonization of
Australia...) Just recently out, and very interesting.
Courage is a virtue. It does not follow that all
courageous acts are in the service of virtuous ends.