Article: 261928 of talk.bizarre
From: (Brian J.Cash)
Newsgroups: talk.bizarre
Subject: Re: seeking Greek myth trivia
Date: 6 Dec 1995 10:22:45 GMT
Organization: Bell Northern Research
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John P. McDonnell ( wrote:
: I am trying to recall specific names of two "sirens" mentioned in greek
: mythology. Actually there were two difficult rock outcroppings that greek
: sailors had to navigate between.  These were given names, and (I think) later
: given identities as "sirens" that lured sailors to their deaths when they
: came two close to one or the other.  Thus, "navigating between X and Y"
: became a reference to walking a thin line between disaster on either side. 
: Anyone remember the proper names of these two "sirens"??  thanks for any help
: to relieve the frustration (it's hard to look something up when you don't
: know the name....)

"Navigating between Arok and Ahard-plase"
The sirens are "Lavern" and "Schurlee".

Good luck with your Thesis.

Brian /-|-\
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