Autumn 2012

Study of Mythology symposium
Study of Myth Symposium Aug 31st - Sept 2nd 2012

The MRTG of Dublin presented a paper under the heading

Joseph Campbell's use of Mythology as Narrative Superstructure and the Web
(read transcript)

and also gave input on the feasibility of putting Joseph Campbell's original syllabus online.
To get a better feel for the symposium see the photo-diary.
While not strictly relevant, I've also posted a few photos of Esalen in Autumn which may be of interest to some.
TD 10th Sept.

Word Sleuth:

*méh1-nōt or *meh1-n(è)s (PIE) - moon:-

The main word for moon derives from the verb, *méh1-, to measure and indicates a functional conception of the moon. The meaning of the reflexes may be moon or month or both.
i.e. Old Irish ; month; Latin mēnsis month; English moon, month; Lithuanian mënuo moon, month; Albanian muaj month;Greek mēn month; Armenian amis month; Avestan moon, month; Sanskrit mãs- moon, month and Tocharian B meñe moon, month.

Title: The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European (PIE) - Authors: J.P.Mallory and D.Q.Adams - Pub: Oxford Linguistics - ISBN: 978-0-19-929668-2