Re: Can anyone puzzle this out>
- It is definitely Czech. The cz digraph on the url is a hint, but I
think the e with the hook over it and the u with the open circle over
it are unique identifiers of Czech amongst modern Slavic languages.
The bad news is that I don't read a lick of Czech, but the good news
is that there is a an email address for the Academic chap mentioned at
the top of the article, and being a PhD, he probably learned English
along the way. If I were you, I'd email the guy in a polite, formal
way, but with straightforward language, and see if he's able to help
- Witaj Jadwiga,
The text is very long. What do you want to know?
This is a part of medieval manuscript of "Old Czechish Chronicle of so called Dalimil" (Staroceská kronika tak receného Dalimila) from 1 half (3 or 4th decade) of XIV c. The scholars assume that the ilumiantions were made in the northern Italy.
Magdalena z Wroclawia
----- Original Message -----
From: Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise
To: Slavic Interest Group
Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2006 12:54 AM
Subject: [sig] Can anyone puzzle this out>
A C&I artisan friend asked me for help with a Slav-related question, and
we're both stumped:
We think this page might be in Czech, and show some Czech, pre-1600
illuminations, but neither of us reads the language:
-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne@...
"History doesn't always repeat itself. Sometimes it screams
'Why don't you ever listen to me?' and lets fly with a club."
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