Things to look up and review

Horus – Sun God of Egypt, born on December 25th of the virgin Isis-Meri. Had 12 disciples he traveled about with, performing miracles such as healing the sick and walking on water. After being betrayed by Typhon, Horus was crucified, buried for 3 days, and resurrected

Attis, of Phyrigia, born of the virgin Nana on December 25th, crucified, placed in a tomb and after 3 days, was resurrected.

Krishna, of India, born of the virgin Devaki with a star in the east signalling his coming, performed miracles with his disciples, and upon his death was resurrected

Dionysus of Greece, born of a virgin on December 25th, was a traveling teacher who performed miracles such as turning water into wine

Mithra, of Persia, born of a virgin on December 25th, he had 12 disciples and performed miracles, and upon his death was buried for 3 days

And were there not some parallels also in the Epic of Gilgamesh? I wonder if I still have my copy.


About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.
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4 Responses to Things to look up and review

  1. Alan says:

    I liked it. Understated and perhaps a little too academic. No adventure and a touch of world – weariness. I recognised Bixby as the author of ‘It’s A Good Life’ from the old Hugo Award days. It is a bit like a story I once wanted to write myself. I have always been fascinated by the implications of “immortality”.


  2. Pilgrim33 says:

    And your opinion of it please?
    Have you read the background re the author?


  3. Alan says:

    I have that film.


  4. Pilgrim33 says:

    I think the most I’ve seen referenced was 13 in that tradition.
    And this is very good.


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