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Re: Early Myth
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0217  Tuesday, 9 February 1999.

From:           Carol Barton <
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Date:           Monday, 8 Feb 1999 09:36:15 EST
Subject: 10.0208 Q: Early Myth
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.0208 Q: Early Myth

>I've been trying to remember the details of a myth about a hero who
>agrees to carry an old man across a river on his shoulders, but when he
>gets to the other side, the old man refuses to get off his back.  Does
>anyone recognize this story enough to supply names of the mythical
>participants?

This was asked and answered on FICINO: Sinbad's fifth voyage, per Robin
Hamilton (so no one else has to go crazy looking it up).

Carol Barton
 

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