Tag Archives: Jupiter Optimus Maximus Dolichenus

For Mercury, inventor of the lyre

I beg to place before the world a playlist of songs in honour of the god Mercury. The keynote—struck at the beginning as well as the end—is Gustav Holst’s Hymn of the Travellers, which I’ve had occasion to refer to … Continue reading

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Moons and minor planets

Attentive visitors to this blog may already have spotted that I’ve added a new page giving a calendar of days sacred to deities (as opposed to heroes*). Most of these dates will be familiar to those conversant with the ancient … Continue reading

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Time for a Dolichenum?

Exciting fact! I discovered just lately that if you run a search on DuckDuckGo for the term “Dolichenus”, my web page on Jupiter Optimus Maximus Dolichenus comes up fifth in your list of results. (When I ran a Google search, … Continue reading

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