By Georges Dumézil
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Les causes du prodige. La confrontation de ces documents confirme que la tradition qu'ils rapportent est faite de la fusion de deux variantes, l'étrusque et la delphique x le prodige se voit attribuer deux causes qui, logiquement, s'excluent. Suivant la première variante, sans que les Romains soient en rien coupables, ils sont précipités par les destins dans une sorte d'épreuve, prévue de toujours, que le prodige a pour seule fonction de leur imposer. L'essentiel est la rivalité de Rome et de Véies dans la guerre qui est en cours, avec tout ce que la victoire et la défaite impliquent pour l'une et pour l'autre.
Et B. Rees, Celtic Heritage, 1961, p. 161). Les poètes védiques n'ont pas manqué, eux non plus, de mobiliser les puissances d'Apâm Napàt au bénéfice de leur oeuvre poétique dans la première strophe de l'hymne qui lui est adressé (2, 35, v. ci-dessus, p. 22), le poète dit son espérance qu'Apârn Napàt, qui en sera d'ailleurs le bénéficiaire, fasse ses chants« bien ornés », supééasah. 3. Retraduit par F. Le Roux, Celticum, 15, 1966, p. 337. Mythe et épopée III avait maintenu le soleil « au toit du firmament » pendant les neuf mois requis (str.
Rees, Celtic Heritage, 1961, p. 161). Les poètes védiques n'ont pas manqué, eux non plus, de mobiliser les puissances d'Apâm Napàt au bénéfice de leur oeuvre poétique dans la première strophe de l'hymne qui lui est adressé (2, 35, v. ci-dessus, p. 22), le poète dit son espérance qu'Apârn Napàt, qui en sera d'ailleurs le bénéficiaire, fasse ses chants« bien ornés », supééasah. 3. Retraduit par F. Le Roux, Celticum, 15, 1966, p. 337. Mythe et épopée III avait maintenu le soleil « au toit du firmament » pendant les neuf mois requis (str.