Phaidimos Front of a limestone block from the stepped base of a funerary monument, mid-6th century B.C. Greek, Attic, Archaic Limestone; Overall: 12 1/2 x 33 1/2in. (31.8 x 85.1cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1916 (16.174.6) http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/249097 One of those tantalizing mysteries of the Classical World concerns the origins of … Continue reading On The Indo-European Etruscans?
Ghora - Gorgos - Yggr Three names, Three faces, Three qualities .. That are actually one and the same. The Terrifying Face of the Sky Father; in Sanskrit, Ancient Greek, and Old Norse respectively. But what do they mean in each of their original contexts? And how can we tell that these are, indeed, the … Continue reading Ghora – Gorgos – Yggr – The Terrifying Face of Thunder
Now here, too, we are dealing with spheres wherein change has already, or must inevitably occur. As applies the former, we can point quite directly to the Shatapatha Brahmana literature dealing with the Vedic metaphysics of sacrifice - and the allowable shift and progression which has taken place from various forms of live-animal offering, through … Continue reading ON TECHNO-THEOLOGY PART TWO
Something I have been working a bit upon over the last few months, are questions of how technological advancement are to be squared with Indo-European mytho-religion. Or, as Tristan occasionally semi-derisively terms it - my "Techno-Theology". It may seem a bit of a peculiar thing to get hung up about. After all, technological advancement has … Continue reading ON TECHNO-THEOLOGY PART ONE
It is Friday - Therefore, Devi Durga Devotional (A)Art(I); and, as has become my custom, a perhaps unexpected representation which helps us to illustrate something a little less well known about the Goddess. Now, something I genuinely love about our work is the manner in which the same Gods appear across the Indo-European-isphere - in … Continue reading The Corona Muralis of Cybele, Parvati Durga, Freyja Frigg Haglfaldini
[Author's Note: This brief piece was initially penned in 2019. It is presented here without alteration; although we have expanded upon various points in articles written subsequent. The core point nevertheless remains a vitally important one. We occasionally get so caught up in localized historical developments which impact upon our own segment of the Indo-European-isphere, … Continue reading Rumours Of Their Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated