Sunday, May 17, 2009

twittergument 2

-A construction of mythological connection from twitter May 13 2009:

"The gallant Perseus, a son of Jupiter, was the first whaleman;"~*Moby Dick* (Melville)

"Andromeda, the daughter of a king, was tied to a rock on the sea-coast, and as Leviathan was in the very act of carrying her off,"

There is that "rock of sacrifice" again. Andromeda, the daughter of Cassiopeia was heir to the rich city of Joppa (in *Clash of the Titans*)

"Perseus, the prince of whalemen, intrepidly advancing, harpooned the monster, and delivered and married the maid."

Jonah, whose name literally means "dove" seeks to flee from "the presence of the Lord" by going to Jaffa (Joppa) and sailing to Tarshish.

"For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall [Jesus] be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth."

Perseus later enabled a fisherman to become king. His youth is similar to that of a guy with a similar name who sought the holy grail.

A lot of Depeche Mode on KEXP today. "Never Let Me Down" Oh yeah, the other guy's name is Perceval, Parsifal, Parzival, Peredur. . .

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Heal The King!

Heal The King!