Hermes at night. On Hermes ἐΰσκοπος and Agni sudárśa-*, viṣpáś- - Laura Massetti - Vita e Pensiero - Articolo Aevum Antiquum Vita e Pensiero

Hermes at night. On Hermes ἐΰσκοπος and Agni sudárśa-*, viṣpáś-

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Rivista AEVUM ANTIQUUM
Fascicolo AEVUM ANTIQUUM - 2021 - 21
Titolo Hermes at night. On Hermes ἐΰσκοπος and Agni sudárśa-*, viṣpáś-
Hermes at Night. On Hermes ἐΰσκοπος and Agni sudárśa-*, viṣpáś-
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Editore Vita e Pensiero
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Online da 07-2022
Doi 10.26350/020747_000086
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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.

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Hermes, Agni, νυκτὸς ὀπωπητήρ, νυκτὸς ἑταῖρε, ἐΰσκοπος

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Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies - University of Oxford. Email: laura.massetti07@gmail.com

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