From: "Andrew Bollen"
Subject: Re: (urth) DOORS: perhaps the last note thereon, this round Date: Sat, 8 Feb 2003 11:43:30 +1100 Mantis wrote: > LEUCOTHEA > One of Lara's names is "Leucothea Fitzhugh Hurst" (276). > > "The most warlike of the remaining Pelasgians were the Centaurs of > Magnesia, whose clan totems included the wryneck and mountain lion. They > also worshipped the horse . . . The Centaurs' mother goddess was called, in > Greek, Leucothea, 'the White Goddess' . . . she had also become the > 'mother' of Melicertes, or Hercules Melkarth, the god of earlier > semi-Semitic invaders" (THE WHITE GODDESS, pb., p. 52). "Leucothea" was also the name of one of the Sirens. I've always thought that it would have been a good name for Seawrack. --