Re: [tied] PIE fire god

From: João Simões Lopes Filho
Message: 16960
Date: 2002-12-01

Compare the roles of Prometheus, Agni and Loki. You will see many common

Joao SL
----- Original Message -----
From: Ravi Chaudhary <ravi9@...>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 3:03 AM
Subject: Re: [tied] PIE fire god

--- In cybalist@..., João Simões Lopes Filho <jodan99@...> wrote:
> Prometheus was also called Ithax (<*idh-nk- "to burn"). This seems
to be a
> good candidate for the older IE name of Prometheus, since he had
> links to the PIE fire-god, messenger and trickster.
> Joao SL

Why would the PIE fire god be taken as a messenger and trickster ??


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