Patterns

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Sat Jun 28 11:47:04 EDT 2003


> > How likely, after all, is cultural exchange on the
> > subject, between the Greeks and the Aboriginal
> > Australians?   Wow.
> >
> > Dazed and happy....  Patterns, patterns....
>
>
>A few years ago I got a book out of the library, called, IIRC, Cities of
>Dreams. It was all about the underlying connectedness of myth and legend,
>and the author linked that to the survival of Neanderthal genes in modern
>humans.

There is an excellent YA novel called "Merryl of the Stones" by an 
Australian author whose name escapes me at the moment, which makes an 
interesting point about the similarities between ideas of ancient Welsh 
magic and Aboriginal dreaming legends.

Robyn 
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