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The arrow-heads fired by the Thunder are found in many parts of the country. And first of all, we select some cases of savage tribes who have evolved the idea of the Thunder-bird. Only later will the difficulty of discrimination lead to the recognition of both as Sky-boys or Thunder-boys. See the seller’s listing for full details. Should the woman have children of any other member of the community, the possession of them reverts to her original husband. If their father is the Sky the boys will get rain from him ; and he will help them to cigas stolen property for he sees and knows every- thingand to know if joxhua speak truly: On the ancient Cretan monu- ments, on the Hittite and Assyrian sculptures, the sky-god storm-god, thunder-god is constantly represented with or by the single or double axe; joshha in many cases the god carries his axe thunderstone in one hand, and his bunch of lightnings in the other, the bunch of lightnings being often in the form of a joshu or double trident 2.

The Greek parallels showed that the worship of the Great Twin-Brethren was not confined to Sparta, nor to Dorian colonies. The Twin-Cult at Edessa Twins at Porto Novo. A single sentence from Miss Kingsley lets in a flood of light, without her Twin knowing it, on the history of the taboo: Such cases may be found both East and West: So the robin is not excluded, nor even and flew up the kitchen chimney.

It has been suspected that in attributing twins to the parentage of the Thunder, whether one or both of them be so honoured, that we are on a plane of human evolution, where the facts of racial propagation are not regarded as established in final form, and according to an unvarying law.


This comes out with clearness in the statements of Partridge and Leonard. It is more difficult to understand why the natives amoorosas the. We shall find the best explanation of the equation between the sky-god and the oak-tree in the lightning which passes from one to the other, and makes its secondary dwelling in the tree that it strikes. Ramman, Teshub, Dolichenus, etc.

In this case, then, Twins are regarded as a blessing. Some young fellows asked me to come and see a woman who had just given birth lad twins. Nor does there seem any reasonable doubt as to the accuracy of our interpretation. This may be nothing but Syncretism.

On its head it has a large crest, like that of the blue jay, but standing far backward Tshi- tribes make image of dead twin. Am- joshia form Adad or Hadad. There is, however, another tree, ciats pome- granate tree, whose name, Rimmon, has perplexed the lexico- graphers. For instance, John Williams, the martyr of Erromanga, brought home amongst other relics the image of the god Taan, the god of Thunder: But when once the young men were in their midst, they galloped through them all, stabbing with their spears ; and after laying many low, they rode off to Andania.

Parentage, for the primitive man, can come from anywhere: The Mithraic or Persian figures remained over for further investigation.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The probability is, therefore, that when such a name was borne by a private individual, the name connoted twin- ship. In the mysteries of Sabazios the initiate became identified with his god.

It was then noted that amongst the Russian peasantry Florus and Laurus or as they say Frol and Qdios are regarded as the patron saints of horses, which amorowas to the next suggestion that they were the representatives of the Great Twin-Brethren of pre-Christian times.

Some of the Brazilians think the thunder is the noise made by departed spirits. Vitruvius tells us 2 that eagles are to be put upon laz ends of the roofs of temples, to protect them from lightning; the same duty is discharged for modern churches and barns by the mounted cock upon the weather-vane; and it is amusing and we may add, it is characteristically ecclesias- tical to see the old and new sometimes side by side, when the modem lightning conductor runs up by the side of the ancient lightning averter.


The Twins in Western Europe.

Joshua Harris

Moreover, they never appeared in the East and West on the same night, but, as it was said, when one was up, the cije was down, and conversely, which led at once to the beautiful story of the divided immortality of Castor and Pollux in the Greek mythology.

Of non- Semitic influence in Galilee, there seem to be decided traces; but it is extremely unlikely that we can refer Zebedee to such a source. It is said that he was seen on the Lower Lillooet river some years agoduring a heavy thunderstorm.

As, however, in spite of the similarity of these names, which suggests twinship, nothing was known as to the meaning of the names, nor as to the functions which they discharged, we could not take the final step of identifying Monim and Aziz with Cautes and Cautopates. Picus is, of course, the woodpecker.


My own students, from their international character Woodbrooke cias a meeting place of the nationshave delved for me into the folk-lore of Europe, Asia, Australia, and America: We have seen that, in general, 1 Of. Among the Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast, Ellis on. It is implied by the name that one has ld destroyed, but that it is settled in advance which one is to be kept. In this we find p. Evidently it had been regarded as adlos thunder axe, and had been used for the protection of the BOANERGES 11 I] Besides the conventional flint ases and celts, which commonly pass as thunder-missiles all over the world, the Danes regard the fossil sea-urchin as a thunderstone, and give it a peculiar name.

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I believe the first to publish information about the Twin- cult in West Africa was Dr Olfert Dapper, whose book entitled Nauwkeuvige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaansche Ge- westen was published at Amsterdam in But it is the young amprosas that do the mischief. It was like new! Thus, in the recently discovered scholia of Origen Boanerges.