Re: [tied] PIE fire god

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 16988
Date: 2002-12-03

>All of them were tricksters, messengers, and related to fire, helpers of
>mankind, rivals of Storm Gods; Agni and Loki were shape-shifting gods. I
>think the role of Prometheus was superseeded by Hermes.

Yes, shape-shifting relates to "deceit" or "betrayal", which
relates to the way in which fire can burn you if not careful.
As well, one may think of Storm chasing after Lightning (or
rather, heavenly Fire).

- gLeN

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