Sunday, January 22, 2023

Dyeus: The Indo-European Sky Father

This is a fascinating explanation of where we are in understanding the origin of Indo-European by way of tracing back the identity of the "Sky Father." The description from YouTube is below the video.
In this video, we explore the Proto-Indo-European Sky Father. A deity revered by many cultures throughout history. From the Greek Zeus to the Roman Jupiter, the Sky Father god represented the celestial day-lit sky. Hosted by Dr. Andrew M. Henry. 

David Anthony, "The Horse, the Wheel, and Language," 2007. 
Ranko Matasovic, "A Reader in Comparative Indo-European Religion," 2018. 
Mallory and Adams, "The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World," 2006. 
West, Indo-European Poetry and Myth, Oxford Press, 2007.