, 1971, pp. 122-51. Heroes, p. 122. 2 Ibid. 28 Ibid., pp. 122-3. 29 Ibid., p. 174. 30 Al-Da'mi, pp. 223-54.
147 haps because he wanted to allot more effort to the Oriental churches that existed then. Nevertheless, he makes a reference to El-Lat (Allat), one of the revered goddesses of pre
mythologies Greek heroes had often passed their tests and trials in the Caucasus: Prometheus had been chained to a peak in the Caucasus mountain, Phrixos looked for protection against his mother-in-law at the court of Aetes, the king of the Colchians, and the Argonauts sailed to Colchis. It is not by chance
of which were armed men, but which also included mothers carrying their young. As in the San Gregorio façade with which this pal- ace is directly related, the savage’s prominence was here united with the very direct and literal intrusion of nature into architecture. Th is phenomenon of the savage
Siegfried, from the Saxon Walbeck family, participated in the battles of Cidini in 972 (with the Polish ruler Mieszko I ), Tanger River (983), and Brenna (990) with the Polabian Slavs. The chronicler’s great grandfathers on the side of both his mother and father not only bore the same name – Lothar – but
, 1995), 217–244; Elliot Wolfson, “Coronation of the Sabbath Bride: Kabbalistic Myth and the Ritual of Androgynisation,” Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 6 (1997), 301–347; Peter Schäfer, “Daughter, Sister, Bride and Mother: Images of the Femininity of God in the Early Kabbalah,” Journal of