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Theonymica Helleno-Semitica I: Charon



Year of publication 2007
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source DO-SO-MO. Fascicula Mycenologica Polona
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords Greek mythology; Semitic mythology; theonyms; etymology
Description The Greek theonym Charon remains without any Greek or Indo-European etymology. In the article is the name explained as an adaptation of the West Semitic theonym Hawran, belonging to a chthonian deity of the Ugaritic epics.
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