Saturday, January 18, 2014

You Learn Something New Every Day...


So, I was looking up Mammon on Wikipedia to see what they had to say on that...

...And  was lead to learn about Dis Pater...

...And from there learned about Dyaus Pita.


I remember when I was taking Latin and Sanskrit, I had the same teacher for both. One day the teacher (I cannot remember what he was called anymore) began giving an etymology for the Roman god Jupiter, as being cognate to Deus Pater (Father God). Interesting, interesting...

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