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  • tgpedersen@hotmail.com
    ... next ... He does say: of the Scyths. Why *must* that be an error? to obtain a ... of ... stripped
    Message 1 of 45 , Aug 2, 2001
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      --- In cybalist@y..., "Joseph S Crary" <pva@d...> wrote:
      > Sources...
      >
      > Actually, I believe Pliny provides the name Basiliam
      >
      > PLINI SECUNDI NATURALIS HISTORIAE
      >
      > LIBRI IV
      >
      > [Chapter 13]
      >
      > [Line 95]
      > Philemon Morimarusam a Cimbris vocari, hoc est mortuum mare, inde
      > usque ad promunturium Rusbeas, ultra deinde Cronium. Xenophon
      > Lampsacenus a litore Scytharum tridui navigatione insulam esse
      > inmensae magnitudinis Balciam tradit, eandem Pytheas Basiliam
      > nominat. feruntur et Oeonae, in quibus ovis avium et avenis incolae
      > vivant, aliae, in quibus equinis pedibus homines nascantur,
      > Hippopodes appellati, Phanesiorum aliae, in quibus nuda alioqui
      > corpora praegrandes ipsorum aures tota contegant.
      >
      > Rendering
      > Philemon [claims] the Cimbris word Morimarusam, means the Dead Sea,
      > there upwards towards the Rusbeas promontory, on the other side
      next
      > to Cronium. Xenophon Lampsacenus sailed three days along the coast
      > [of ] Scytharum (error as it should be Scatinavum)
      He does say: of the Scyths. Why *must* that be an error?

      to obtain a
      > measurement [of the] distance [to] Balciam Isle. Pytheas mentioned
      > the very same names [as the] Basiliam and Oeonae [isles], on whose
      > wild [coasts] dwell sheep and wild-oats, according to the populace
      > they produce [a device] called Hippopodes (horseshoe) for the feet
      of
      > their houses, [from] Phanesiorum another report that someone
      stripped
      > [an] ancient entombed corpse [that was] entirely over laid in gold.
      >
      > >
      > JS Crary
    • HÃ¥kan Lindgren
      Just a quick association - is the American magazine Utne Reader named after this word? Hakan
      Message 45 of 45 , Aug 14, 2001
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        Just a quick association - is the American magazine Utne Reader named after this word?

        Hakan


        > What is your source for this Anatolian term? I know Cyril Babarev
        > cites it in his online Luwian glossary, but again I don't know on
        > what authority. The normal Hittite term for "land, country" is <utne>.
        >
        > Piotr
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