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From: "Glen Todd" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Everyone likely is descendent of a monarch
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 09:51:21 -0600
In-Reply-To: <BAY106-F31E37B9364A00459CB97A0D3760@phx.gbl>


> Another alternative, and a more likely one in my opinion, is that the
> "Woden" named in the chronicle under discussion was named for the god,
> just as many Hispanics (in particular) today are named "Jesus".

A not unlikely point. This has happened repeatedly through history - a
logical extension of the practice of finding divinities in one's pedigree.
(And living as I do in the American Southwest, I'm well acquainted with the
'Jesus' phenomenon.)

Glen


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