Caissa, KIS1, `ÄÄÄ'. Greek name. Conceived by Sir William Jones in a poem "Caissa" (1763). Muse of chess; Matroness of chess players. To Whom are sacred: {chess-pieces}. Caissa var. of Kaissa. Source: Newspaper cutting given me 02/15/84.
Candra, C1NDR1, `Radiant-Moon'. Hindustani. The moon, originally conceived of as male (who became known as Soma). Became regarded as a source of milk, and was then called gaus, meaning both cow and moon. Source: Stutley HDH 59-60.
Candrakala, C1JR1K1L*, `{Moon-time}'. Hindustani. One 16th of the moon's disk, each segment being personified as a Goddess. Source: Stutley HDH 60.
Caritas, K1RYT1S, `----'. Roman. Personification of an Imperial virture. Source: GRARE 8, 11.
Catherine, K@36RYN, `Pure'.
Linguistic notes: Greek: kata-, universal, etc. Could -rine have anything to do with run, as the rim of a circle? I.e. that Her name might perhaps mean something equivalent to universal wheel in reference to the year. spelling variant: Katherine.
Saints, perhaps Her avatars:
Katherine of Alexandria. Her legend is set in the reign of Maximinus, or Maxentius. She called down blessings on all who should remember Her. To Whom is sacred: dove (by which She was fed after Her imprisonment); spiked wheel (on which at attempt was made to break Her - it fell to pieces and She was unhurt); milk (which flowed from Her severed veins after She was beheaded). Feast NOV 25, in some places, MAR 05.
Katherine of Sweden: Daughter of Bridget. Died March 1381. Feast MAR 22 or some say MAR 24, Also called Katherine of Vadstena.
Katherine Labourez 1806-(Dec 31) 1876. Subject to visions of MARY. To Whom is sacred: the miraculous medal (the design of which, oval in shape, came from one of Her visions of MARY). Feast NOV 28
Katherine of Siena 1347-1380. Mystic; She Who is concerned for the salvation of mankind. Image: often represented with the stigmate (of which She experienced the pain but had no physical legions). Feast APR 30
Katherine Audley c. 1400. Feast NOV 25.
Katherine of Bologna 1413-1463. Visionary; Matroness of calligraphy and minature painting (at which She excelled). Feast MAR 09
Katherine of Genoa b. circa 1447 d. 1510. Mystic; tender of the sick and plague ridden. Feast JUL 22 or some say SEP 15
Katherine de'Ricci of Florence. 1522-1589. Visionary. Feast FEB 13. Variant: Katherine dei Ricci.
Sources: FTNYB 32. The Penguin Dictionary of Saints (not in bibliography because it's currently on loan from Ken Carter)/210-13
Cethlenn, K]3L]N, `{Crooked-tooth}'. Celtic: Irish. One of the Formors. Male associate: twelve white-mouthed sons by consort: Balor. ù Mother of Ethnui, `ÄÄÄ'. Source Squire CML 90.
Chloe, XLOA, `Green-One'. {consider adding to Chloris (file Flora) - perhaps better with Core} Greek. Linguistic note: from xlon, (khloe), `the first shoot of plants in spring, the green blade of corn or grass'. 2. `the young verdure of trees, foliage'. Goddess of the new growth of vegetation, especially young grain shoots. TWS: ram (sacrifice on the 6th day of the month Thargelion); Festival Chloeia `Festival of the sprouting corn' (early spring). ù Title of Demeter, `Barley-mother'. Source: EBv7 980-2.
Chomolungma, C0M0LUÑM*, `Mother-Goddess-of-the-world'. Tibetian, Sherpas. Linguistic note: As observed under sources, this name was heard, therefore the normal orthographies of it, and its variant, see below, are guessed transcriptions. The phonetic rendering, in both cases are as accurate as two pairs of ears were capable of making them. Sherpa name for Mount Everest. ù Variant, or mishearing, or misheard the first time Chomo-Luma, COMO-LWNï. Sources: Perhaps originally heard on a National Geographic TV progam; anyway a variant heard on a National Geographic program March 1990.
Claritas, KL*RYT1S, `ÄÄÄ'. Roman. Personification of allegory. Source: GRARE/8.
Constantia, KONST1NTY1, `{She-Who-engenders-Courage}'. Alternatemeaning: `Resolution'. Roman. No record of a temple or shrine to Her has been found. Linguisticnote: from Lating constare, `to stand together, remain steadfast'. com-, together + stare, to stand. Icon: She has a military aspect, shortskirt, long cloak, does not wear a sword. ù Title Agusti, `Magnificent'. Source: GRARE/81-2.
Constantinopolis, K0NST1NTYN0POLYS, `{Resolute-defender-of-the-city}'. Roman. Geographical personification; Majestic eponymous Goddess of the city Constantinople (formerly Istambul). Tohomaresacred: ears of corn; small prow (Her symbol as representing the seaport capital); 8-oared galley. Icon: sometimes winged; enthroned on ornamental throne; turreted crown (corona-muralis); plaited hair, bound by coif or diadem; holds cornucopia, branch, thrysos-like staff, or orbed victoriola; carries a half-shield. One extended foot (either) rests on a prow, or 8-oared galley. ù At least one statue of Her began life as Cybele, `She-of-the-hair'. ù Also called Nea-Roma, `New-Rome'. ù Especially associated with Roma, `Rome'. Source: GRARE/9, 13, 45, 48-51, 59.
Crateia, KR*TI1, `Ruling-Goddess'. Alternatemeaning: `Strong-Goddess'. Cretan? Eponym of Crete. Source: Graves GMv1 295.
Cuba, KWB1, `{She-of-down-lying}'. Roman. Linguisticnote: from cubo, `to lie down, to lie asleep, to recline, slope'. cf Greek kappa-upsilong-pi-tau-omega, (kupto), `to bend forward, stoop down.' Goddess; She Who protects the lying down of children. Source: GEL; LD (Latin Dictionary, Clarendon Press.)
worked on: August 1991; June 1995.