Re: [tied] Re: hades

From: alex_lycos
Message: 20795
Date: 2003-04-05

----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel J. Milton" <dmilt1896@...>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2003 4:34 PM
Subject: [tied] Re: hades

> --- In, "alex_lycos" <altamix@...> wrote:
> > Hades= brother of Zeus and Poseidon .As the three brothers shared
> the
> > world, Poseidon took the meers, Zeus the world and hades the
> underworld
> >
> > Is the Greek word Hades to read as "eades"?
> > Alex
> ******
> Puhvel has "Hades < Indo-European *Smwidas (Homeric A[w]id- <
> *Smwid-) as 'Uniter' (sam-gam- 'get-together', sam-vid- 'find [one
> another]' are the Vedic terms for the reunion of the dead with
> their [fore]fathers." The comforting myth we'll be together again
> after death
> Dan

I asked because the word for "hell" in Rom. is "iad". DEX gives it as
slavic "jadU".
I am not aware of the existence & meaning of slavic. What should Slavic
"jadU" mean and which is teh etymology of it?