Re: Re: religion in the SCA - Leszek's dilemma, and Poland's
- In a message dated 12/17/99 10:16:23 PM Central Standard Time,
> "Jurata (Polish) Jurate (Lithuanian)Sweet. very much the kind of thing I've been looking for . . .
> Queen of the Baltic Sea, the Sea Goddess. Folk tales tell us that Jurata
> fell in love with a human fisherman, much to the jealous ire of Pi�run, the
> God of Thunder. He caused a great lightning storm, which chained the
> fisherman to the bottom of the sea and caused Jurata's amber palace to
> shatter. It is said that to this day, any time there is a lightning storm
> on the Baltic, you can hear the fisherman's cries, and small pieces of
> Jurata's amber palace wash up on the shore."
I can describe a storm as Piorun raging at Jurata. I can describe any . . .
romantic bad idea(?) as 'courting Jurata' or for that matter, any bad idea
(I assume the fisherman got fried). . . Dandy . . . many thanks!!
- Steve Butler