This is an extract from my (second) substantive article on the Indo-European 'Interpretatio' of Dionysus which we ran last year - this portion focusing upon the empowering elixir known variously as Soma , Kvasir , the Mead of Poetry - and how it is evident that the Indo-European traditions around this diverged, with an emphasis … Continue reading On The Scythian Comparative Evidence For The Identification Of Soma – An Extract From ‘The Transcendent Indo-European Typology Of The God Of Masks’
I found this rather ... disconcerting, because it is arguably an instance of #NAS meme magic in action. You see, many years ago now, when I was getting interested in Indo-European ethnobotany, I happened across the academic debate over the identity of Soma. Which - to my mind at least - has now been solved … Continue reading Ancient Aryan Meath & Modern Afghani Meth – A Remembrance?
One of the more ... curious things I've observed in recent months, is that the Proto-Indo-European particle which figuratively describes Cheese [Medh] ... *also* works out as the fundamental root for a number of later terms for *Intoxicated* [e.g. Sanskrit: Madira, Madate]. Now, the reason why this is likely the case, is that the Medh … Continue reading Makt-And-Cheese