All Hail the Daylight Sky Father

What can we learn about the chief god of the prehistoric Indo-Europeans from their descendants?

Adam M Wakeling

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Image of Jupiter at Pompeii (Wikimedia Commons)

WWhen the first Europeans began travelling to India in the sixteenth century, they noticed some odd similarities between their native languages and the languages of northern India. For example, look at the numbers seven — eight — nine — ten. In Hindi…

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Adam M Wakeling

Adam Wakeling is an Australian writer, lawyer and historian. He is online at https://www.amwakeling.com/ and on Twitter @AdamMWakeling.