The Lord of Creatures

In [intlink id=”24″ type=”post”]Hermes in India[/intlink] a discussion began about the Lord of Creatures.  It is now obvious that this subject is more difficult than I imagined. There are several related terms that have to do with the nature of God. They have similar meanings, but they can belong to completely different gods. Dumézil said…

The Names of God

In Greek mythology Hermes received the following mandate from Zeus. And from heaven father Zeus himself gave confirmation to his words, and commanded that glorious Hermes should be lord over all birds of omen and grim-eyed lions, and boars with gleaming tusks, and over dogs and all flocks that the wide earth nourishes, and over…