Lightning (See also Thunder.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Lightning (See also Thunder.)

  1. Agni god of fire and lightning. [Hindu Myth.: Benét, 15]
  2. double ax variation of Jupiter’s thunderbolt. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 163]
  3. Elicius epithet of Jupiter as god of lightning. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 87]
  4. Franklin, Benjamin (1706–1790) flew kite in thunderstorm to prove electricity existed in lightning. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1000]
  5. Jupiter Fulgurator Jupiter as controller of weather and sender of lightning. [Rom. Myth.: Howe, 147]
  6. Thor bravest of gods; protected man from lightning. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Handbook, 1099]