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  • Previously I justified a Minoan reconstruction *léri (Lat lilium, Gk leirion) with *e rather than a possible alternative *ai and this is helped along by the Greek geographical name Lerna which may specifically attest to *e if meaning '(Place) of Lillies'.

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  • To continue, "the Egyptian and West Semitic aspects of many Boiotian myths" (p. 79); "massive Egyptian-style granary… near Tiryns"; Lerna "may have been a sophisticated state heavily influenced by Egypt in the Argolid" (p. 124); "suzerainty a possibility and diplomatic relations…

    An Exchange on 'Black Athena'

  • Lerna can now point to earlier *Alérina without problems considering Diktē /e:/ in the 2nd millennium BCE with contemporaneous Akkadian evidence, but that Coptic eta is indeed a long vowel.

    New info on 'lily'

  • There are sweet things, like the Valkyries in Lerna who spend their lives happily serving the families who grew them from seeds.

    The Three Furies

  • The Hydra, in Greek mythology, was a huge serpent or dragon with nine heads that lived in the swamps near to the ancient city of Lerna.

    2009 August | Scary For Kids

  • And, tonight, our series takes us just east of that Caterpillar plant to Lerna, Illinois.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2009

  • Another task assigned to Hercules was to kill the Hydra or Lerna, reputed to have anywhere from eight to ten thousand heads.

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  • Another task assigned to Hercules was to kill the Hydra or Lerna, reputed to have anywhere from eight to ten thousand heads.

    Obama's Herculean Challenge; Time to River-Wash the Big Three Auto Companies and the Economy

  • Get thee to Argos, and invoke the waters of Lerna.

    The Phoenissae

  • Get thee to Argos, and invoke the waters of Lerna.

    The Phoenissae

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