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IB: Responses from the Middle East

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Sunday, March 28, 2004, 17:20
Steg Belsky wrote:

<<Sorta, it's actually his name:
Taliiq ibn Ash-Shams ("Free, son of the Sun"), 'lugal' (=prime
minister/president, "king" in Sumerian) of the Ecotopic Arab Republic
of Al-Basra.>>

Aha! Now I see. It was the word L-Gh-L that confused me most. I just
could not imagine it was a Sumerian term, though the word is familiar
when you spelled it in Latin.

-- Yitzik