Zur Verwendung von Bilsenkraut und Hundspetersilie im Kultus – ein linguistischer Exkurs
On the Use of Henbane and Fool’s Parsley in Rites – A Linguistic Approach

Bernd Gliwa

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v11i0.1698


The article discusses plant names of henbane and fool’s parsley. A use of them in the cultus of a certain light or heaven god in various Indo-European peoples is suggested. The main property of both plants is the effect of widening the pupils, which results in dazzling.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v11i0.1698


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