In a message dated 6/27/01 1:19:23 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:
<< Does anyone know of a character in mythology (of any culture) who might be
associated with ties, connections, or interactions among things. Basically
I'm curious to know if there are any gods/angels/saints/spirits/heros/etc.
who are thought of as patrons for putting things together. Thanks for any
Surely Odysseus (Ulysses) deserves a look. He was a bridging influence and an
antidote to the individualism of the many gods and demi-gods.
Has anyone thought of doing a network analysis of these characters? We could
find out who indeed was the most central ...