Hermes at night. On Hermes ἐΰσκοπος and Agni sudárśa-*, viṣpáś- digital
In the Homeric Hymn to Hermes, Hermes is associated with (a) the night(time) and (b) the characteristic of good eyesight. I argue that the Greek god shares these characteristics with the Vedic fire-god Agni.
Due epiteti pindarici di Zeus: ἐλασιβρόντας (FR. 144), ἐλατὴρ βροντᾶς (Ol. IV 1) digital
This paper argues that ἐλασιβρόντας, a Pindaric epithet of Zeus, has to be interpreted as ‘guiding the thunder’. The examination of Greek phraseological material points out that a horse-riding metaphor may underlie the compound...