Summer-Autumn 2013

As well as continuing the Power of Myth series we also took off on several trips, of which the most memorable were, to Uisneach, Vale of Clara and Tailteann. To see photos etc visit www.meetup.com/Odysseans

Word Sleuth:

Medb (Irish) - goddess/mythic character:-

The old Irish goddess, and Queen of Connacht in the epic the Taín, name is derived from the root *medhwiha- intoxicator which is cognate with the Sanskrit mãdhavī. See also *mélit for honey and *médhu for mead.

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