Re: [tied] Primordial Man, Ymir, *Yemos, PIE cosmogony

From: CeiSerith@...
Message: 17989
Date: 2003-01-23

In a message dated 1/22/2003 9:18:56 PM Eastern Standard Time, jodan99@... writes:

Twin because he is hermaphrodit, cf. Germanic Tuisto (Twist-), meaning a double being.

   Ah.  So Twin within himself?  Are you saying then that he is the Cosmic being who, when split in two, forms the sky (male) and the earth (female)?  Sort of like in Egypt, only with the sexes reversed?  And Mannus would be the separater?  Or is there a Mannus at all? 

Ceisiwr Serith