Re: Fire-Born

From: Chris Gwinn
Message: 5237
Date: 2000-12-31

> "Fire-born = Lightning-born", Akhiles is Pyrisoos "Fire-saved" and
> can be a similar epithetus, although I can't remember.

Asklepios comes from skalops "blind rat, rat, mole" - moles and rats
being connected with healing/bringing disease.

Of course, Rudra and Ganesha are both connected with rodents - thus
Rudra-Ganesha are seen as the Vedic reflex of Greek Apollo-Asklepios.

-Chris Gwinn