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~ CADUCARY   id+ | TEMPORARY |
~ CADUCIARY  id+ | PERISHABLE  MORTAL  TEMPORARY |
^u           id+ | TEMPORAL POWER |
~ CADUCEUS   id+ | STICK or STAFF of a HERALD |
             id+ | EMBLEM OF BALANCED LIGHT AND DARKNESS |
             id+ | EMBLEM of LEFT and RIGHT BALANCE |
             id+ | CHAOS RESOLVED BY AN AXIS |
             id+ | for Romans an EMBLEM OF GOOD BEHAVIOUR |
             id+ | for Romans an SYMBOL OR MORAL EQUILIBRIUM |
             id+ | INSIGNIA RELATED TO MEDICINE |
             id+ | MAGIC WAND  BATON |
             id+ | EMBLEM OF FERTILITY  A PHALUS |
             id+ | CADUCEUS OF HERMES |
             id+ | MORTALS FALL thus are CADUCARY |
             id+ | AS MORTALS WALK THEIR HIP or in sp
                   CADERA or COXA  SWAYS |
             id+ | THIS IMPLEMENT OF HERMES INDUCED SLEEP |
             id+ | EMBLEM OF THE CATHOLIC BISHOP OR UKRAINE |
~ CADUCIARY  id+ | PRONE TO FALL as LEAFS during the FALL |
             id+ | TEMPORARY opp to PERENNIAL ENDURING |
  note extensions in related entries
  CAD~       id+ | prefix for TO FALL |
  CADAVER    id+ | FALLEN FROM LIFE |
             id+ | CORPSE  CARCASS  REMAINS |
  CADE       id+ | FALL FALLING in lat |
  CADENCE    id+ | HOW SOUND FALLS or RHYTHM |
  CADERA     id+ | sp for HIP JOINT | see> COXA
             id+ | FALLING is induced by a FAILING HIP |
  CADERE     id+ | THE FATE OF ALL MORTALS IS FATAL |
             id+ | HUMANS ARE CADUCARY |
             id+ | HUMANS BECOME CADAVERS |
  note etymology pointing to MORTAL FALL TEMPORARY
  note given here is a NARROW VIEW FOCUSED ON
       THE CADUCEUS OF MERCURY or HERMES
       to the exclusion of AESCULAPIUS  see> STAFF
  note HERMES or MERCURY in his role as
       PSYCHOPOMPOS or
       WHO GUIDES THE SOULS OF THE DEAD
       TO THE UNDERWORLD                see> HERMES
  note etymology pointing to FALL and WALKING
       thus TEMPORARY  MORTAL  PASSING
  eng  CADUCEUS   = HERALD or WALKING STICK or STAFF
  gr   KARYKEION    or
       KARYKEION    or
       KARUKEION
       KARUX        HERALD
  skrt KARY         SINGER for ANNOUNCER
  lat  EX CADERE    TO FALL UPON  NO HEIRS
       CADERE       TO FALL  sug> DECADENT
       CADE         TO FALL
       CADERE       same
  sp   CADERA       HIP
       CAER         TO FALL incl FALL ASLEEP
  sp   CADUCO       ELAPSED  EXPIRED  OUTDATED
                    FALLEN DECEASED  OBSOLETE
  eng  CADUCEUS     WALKING STICK
                    STAFF STAFFING or WALKING PERSONNEL
       CADUCARY     TEMPORARY or PRONE TO FALL
  lat  COXA         HIP JOINT
  med> CORPSE       CADAVER  CARCASS
  eng  CORPS        GROUP or BODY OF PEOPLE
  ukr  KAT          EXECUTIONER
       KATHORHA     TORTURE
  eng  CATACOMB     PLACE FOR THE FALLEN
       CATACLYSM    CALAMITY
  lat  CADUCARIUS   WITHOUT SUPPORT
                    WITHOUT MASTER
  sp   CADENZA      CADENCE
  ukr  KADYLO       or
       CADYLO       INCENSE BURNING METAL CONTAINER
  ply>              | PRIESTS CHANT IN CADENCE WITH A
  note              similar ideas in
  ukr  PAD          FALL
      SPATY         SLEEP SLUMBER LANGUOR ENNUI
       PADAI        TO FALL    SLUMP
      SPAD          SLID SLIDE FALL FAILURE COLLAPSE
      SPATY         SLEEP LANGUOR ENNUI DOZE
       PADATY       TO FALL
  note              AMBULATORY DREAMS
  eng   SOMNOLENT   SLEEPY
  sp    SONABULO    SLEEP WALKER
  ukr   SON         DREAM
  eng INSOMNIA      SLEEPLESS or
  sp    SOPOR       SOMNOLENT as in sug> SOPORIFIC
  ukr   NARCOSA     ANESTHETIC
  eng   NARCOTIC    SLEEP INDUCER   sug> NARCOLEPSY
  hx>  EMBLEM OF POWER
  med> STAFF or WALKING STICK is also a
       MEDICAL EMBLEM given under see> STAFF
  note contrast between MEDICAL STAFF
       as a PLAIN "STICK" BRANCH or ROD
  SPORTING A SINGLE VIPER OR SNAKE in contrast to
  THE ELABORATE ELEGANT CADUCEUS or BATON of
  MERCURY or HERMES THAT SPORTS WINGS RIBBONS and
  SUPPORTS TWO SNAKES SEEKING TO
  IMBIBE FROM A SINGLE CUP
  note WINGS AND RIBBONS are EMBLEMS OF COMMERCE
  note an introductory interpretation follows
       CADUCARY CADUCEUS represents ancient beliefs
  in magic sticks and later in medicine as one
  way to alleviate the ephemeral, fleeting and
  mortal human existence. The core belief in such
  "magic sticks" relates sleep and DREAMS with
  CURES. Religious enthusiasts considered their
  dreams as divine revelations or even miracles.
  Artists may fine their dreams as inspiring
  revelations. In Egyptian, Greek and Roman
  MYTHOLOGY, it was ISIS and HERMES or MERCURY who
  induced sleep to deliver godly messages to mortals.
  The WINGED CADUCEUS of Hermes is represented with
  TWO SNAKES as if to stress the DUALITY OF KNOWLEDGE
  and its rapid silent spreading. The CROWNING CUP on
  the caduceus represents CONFLUENCE of OPPOSITES or
  POWER needed for HEALING. The flowing WHITE RIBBONS
  call for respect for godly healing messages and to
  the present, the WHITE FLAG remains an emblem of
  PEACE
  note: SNAKES were chosen as emblems of REJUVENATING
        WISDOM because they shed their skin and are
  silent. New knowledge rejuvenates by SHEDDING
  IGNORANCE as do snakes who rejuvenate their skin.
  Furthermore, snakes are silent and the ancients
  believed that SILENCE was almost equivalent to
  WISDOM. The mercurial caduceus has two snakes as if
  to suggest the contradictory nature of knowledge.
  The Aesculapian or medical caduceus has one snake,
  perhaps to emphasize that mortals are limited. The
  medical staff or caduceus also lacks wings, which may
  denote that medical knowledge impacts mortals rather
  slowly.
  note: John MILTON [#] called the medical caduceus "THE
        OPIATE ROD " to underscore the curative value of
  sleep and dreams induced by Morpheus or MORPHINE. In
  fact the ancients equated sleep with healing and beauty.
  The same idea is conveyed by the expression "BEAUTY
  SLEEP" implying a "REST CURE". Such cures are avaible
  in establishments, which in Europe are called Sanatoria
  or "curords" where people seek restorative health regimes.
  To say "to fall asleep" or "DEAD ASLEEP" is consonant
  with ideas inherent in CADUCEUS and CADUCO (fallen) and
  the attributes of MORPHEUS (the dream shaper), the twins
  HYPNOS (reversible sleep) and THANATOS  irreversible sleep.
  It is indisputable that millions of persons use HYPNOtics
  to "fall asleep" and some who do so in excess fall in the
  lethal hands of THANATOS. Perhaps modern clinicians should
  ponder the value "medical staff rounds" implicit in the
  AESCULAPIAN CADUCEUS as the vehicle to learn and accrue
  clinical experiences.
  note  routine notes and comments resume below
  myth> HERMES WAS GIVEN THE CADUCEUS BY APOLLO
        once in ARCADIA HERMES NOTED TWO SERPENTS
  BITING EACH OTHER AND WHEN HE THREW THE STICK
  BETWEEN THEM THEY BECAME RECONCILED ...
  implying that the VENOM OF WAR can be prevented
  by PEACEFUL DIPLOMATIC DISCOURSE ...
  perhaps the anticipation of DIALECTICS
  myth> HERMES AS PSCYCHOPOMPOS CONDUCTED
        THE SOULS OF THE DEAD TOWARD THE UNDERWORLD
  CALMED THEM WITH THE HELP MORPHEUS HYPNOS AND THANATOS
  note IRREVERSIBLE SLEEP as per "PUT TO SLEEP"
       EUPHEMISM FOR EUTHANASIA
  note THE RANGE OF SYMBOLIC MEANINGS OF SNAKES
       IS VAST and is given elsewhere see> SNAKE
  SNAKES SHED THEIR SKIN pointing to REJUVENATION
  are SILENT pointing to WISDOM and PRUDENCE
      LACK HAIR NAILS and EXTERNAL GENITALIA
  pointing to SATANIC DEVILISH EVIL
  myth> CONFUSION OF THE STAFF OF HERMES or CADUCEUS
        with that of THE STAFF OF AESCULAPIUS
  may relate to ORIENTAL MAGIC HEALING STICKS
  OFTEN DECORATED WITH RIBBONS WINGS AND
  TWO INTERTWINED SNAKES
  note IDEAS OF HEALING BECAME INTERTWINED WITH SLEEP
       as RESTORATIVE of HEALTH and therefore with
  SLUMBER STUPOR LETHARGY LANGUOR REST INERTIA CALM
  LASSITUDE perhaps INDUCED BY OPIATES     sug> OPIUM
  hx> MANY ANCIENT HERALDS HAD A CADUCEUS or STAFF
      WHICH WAS DECORATED BY ENTWINED WINGED SERPENTS
  art> LATE ROMAN AND GREEK ARTISTS ADDED WINGS TO THE TIP
       OF THE CADUCEUS or STAFF TO DENOTE THAT KNOWLEDGE
  PERMEATES EVERYTHING SILENTLY AND WITH MERCURIAL SPEED
  THE PROPERTY OF THE SILENT SPEEDY MESSENGER GOD HERMES
  lit+ the CADUCEUS was called by John MILTON [#]
       " THE OPIATE ROD "      sug> NARCOTIC DOPE
  hx> med> some sources assert during the
           DARK AGES THAT OBSCURED WESTERN EUROPE
  MEDICINE WAS EXPLOITED BY CHARLATANS
  THEOLOGIANS AND PEDDLERS OF INCANTATIONS
  TALISMANS  MAGIC LOVE POTIONS and other
  CONCOCTIONS MADE FROM FORMULATIONS KEPT
  AS "HERMETIC" SECRET FORMULARIES
  THE PROTO PHARMACISTS ADOPTED
  HERMES AS THEIR PROTECTOR and his
  CADUCEUS AS THEIR EMBLEM
  note TO THE PRESENT PHARMACISTS  HOSPITALS
       HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATIONS and the
  USA ARMED FORCES USE THE CADUCEUS OF MERCURY
  AS THEIR EMBLEM
  art> mus> CADENCE in MUSIC may imply
            RHYTHM
  MUSICAL ENDING PASSAGES also
  UNDULATION see> ONDA
  UNDULATION
  UNDULATION thus
  PROPORTION or
  INFLECTION or
  MANNER
  cont> see> STAFF
  see> AESCULAPIUS
  sug> HERMES  sug> MERCURY
  sug> HERMAPHRODITE
      

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