> --- In cybalist@..., "Glen Gordon" <glengordon01@...> wrote:(*xste:r "star").
> > Cort:
> > > It is interesting that Aphrodite/Venus was strongly allied with
> > >Troy and was the mother of Aeneas, isn't it? Could Troy also be
> > >named after Turan?
> > I don't think so. My own view now is that the name "Rasenna",
> > the name that the Etruscans called themselves, is in fact derived
> > from *Tarwésena ("People of *Tarwése"). *Tarwése would be the
> > city of Troy. However, I like to fantasize that the name for Troy
> > itself means "of Taru", of the Hattic god of storm.
> > As for Turan, I feel that it derives from an earlier form *Xastora
> > and is ultimately, strangely enough, of IE origin
> >should be:
> > Of course, I could be wrong...
> Perhaps this is relevant: