[NR] Northern Digest, Vol 58, Issue 2
Hugh.Niewoehner at flightsafety.com
Mon Feb 7 08:01:49 PST 2011
The only one I can comment on is Quivara (or Cibola[sp?] depending on source).
The Northern region happens to encompass a significant part of the area rumored to be the location of the 'Seven Cities of Gold' which the Conquistadors were seeking.
Whatta concept! A period reference to the regions lands for the regions name...and it's easy to yell.
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 22:54:53 -0600
From: Jennifer Smith <jds at randomgang.com>
To: "Northern Region of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc."
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Subject: Re: [NR] Fwd: [Northkeep] Northern Regional Name Survey
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Please understand that I am *not* speaking as Star Principal Herald in
this message (thus it coming from my personal address), but merely as
just an ordinary herald.
I would much MUCH rather see a list of proposed name _meanings_ first,
not meanings-in-other-languages. It's far far easier to later find a
name expert to research, for example, an Old English version of X than
it is for someone to assert what they believe is the Old English
version of X -- their name research might be spot-on, or (more likely)
it might be highly questionable. Few of us are actual name experts,
and merely having your hands on a modern dictionary is not always that
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