[Heralds] German/Norse name for Destiny
panthyr at texas.net
Fri May 4 15:56:10 PDT 2001
Jodi McMaster wrote:
> "C. L. Ward" wrote:
> > Hi, folks. Gunnora here - just joined the list.
> > Ælfwyn said:
> > >We can certainly tell you the etymological roots of most
> > >names, but it's a mistake to think that they would have
> > >had any significance to the people who used those names
> > >in the Middle Ages.
> > I think you're overstating by a lot.
> Note: I was quoting the Academy of S.Gabriel--that's the consensus
> opinion of the crowd there.
> AElfwyn, who will occasionally argue about stuff but does defer to folks
> who've researched it for ca. 20 years.
No offense, then, but you should probably consider deferring to Gunnora
on most things regarding Norse culture, including names.
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