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496Re: [cooking_rumpolt] OT: 16th c. German, not Rumpolt

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  • Cat .
    Mar 9, 2010
      Thank you for repeating the link.  I am skimming things as I am at work.  and having skimmed over the link I would suggest the ihnen is the Turks (turkish peoples) since the entire article is about the food they eat (and his opening statement seems he is underwhelmed: the turks eat poor wretched (miserable) foods/dishes that one shudders (to think about eating them)...

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      Gwen Cat

      From: "lilinah@..." <lilinah@...>
      To: cooking_rumpolt@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tue, March 9, 2010 10:49:19 AM
      Subject: Re: [cooking_rumpolt] OT: 16th c. German, not Rumpolt

      Gwen Cat wrote:
      >I disagree with your interpretation of gericht. Yes, Gericht is
      >court of law, and gericht is associated with right/correctness, BUT
      >in this case 'ein gericht' is 'a dish' as in prepared food. I do
      >not think the definition has changed from then to modern.
      >As for who the ihnen refers to I would lean toward a particular
      >people. not having seen how this fits in context I hesitate to
      >guess, but if it is part of a travel report then perhaps the ihnen
      >are his hosts????

      It is from a long section where Dernschwam talks about food and various dishes.

      I gave the link to the text in my first message on Thomas Gloning's site:
      http://www.uni- giessen.de/ gloning/tx/ dernfood. htm
      Urtatim [that's err-tah-TEEM]
      the persona formerly known as Anahita

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