NABOKV-L post 0015685, Tue, 20 Nov 2007 16:53:53 EST

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Re: QUERY: Source for Disa in PF
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In a message dated 20/11/2007 20:07:29 GMT Standard Time,
NABOKV-L@HOLYCROSS.EDU writes:

Queen Disa (the name of a legendary Swedish queen)


Slightly puzzled by this comment (I'm afraid I don't know who first made it)
I trawled the net for Disa, since I was sure that Disa was never a queen,
but a sort of demi-goddess, and found this:

"The Goddess Disa or Isa of the North, as delineated on the sacred drums of
the Laplanders, was accompanied by a child similar to the Horus of the
Egyptians. It is observed also that the ancient Muscovites worshipped a sacred
group composed of a mother and her children, probably a representation of the
Egyptian Isis and her offspring, or at least of the once universal idea of the
Deity."

Whether this has any relevance to anything at all I couldn't say.

Charles





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