496Re: [cooking_rumpolt] OT: 16th c. German, not Rumpolt
- Mar 9, 2010Thank 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)...
From: "lilinah@..." <lilinah@...>
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 isIt is from a long section where Dernschwam talks about food and various dishes.
>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????
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
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