Re: New Kelen Stuff
|From:||Sylvia Sotomayor <sylvia1@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 27, 2000, 17:31|
On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, you wrote:
I am a big fan of old Celtic manuscripts. I can do calligraphy in the old
uncial and carolingian scripts, and I can do knotwork. It really isn't all that
hard once you know how. When I was young and had first learned how to divide
numbers, I would fill whole notebooks of long division. This was a way of
doodling for me.
After I learned knotwork, I would fill whole notebooks of
knotwork. I had read a bit on Ogham and thought that if you were going to make a
code that looked like decoration, why not make a code out of knotwork? As to
why the Kelen came up with this, I have no idea beyond the sentence or two on
I'm glad you like it.
> On Mon, 24 Jul 2000 18:05:06 -0700, Sylvia Sotomayor
> <sylvia1@...> wrote:
> >I've added more pages to the Kelen site.
is the main page, and
is the page with the
> >to all the new material.
> >New stuff includes:
> >a folktale from the North,
> >an example of box script, and
> >a page on the ceremonial interlace alphabet.
> The latter is a real masterpiece! And the way it's presented is neat.
> What's the origin of the interlace script? Anything kipu-like, reformed
> for writing on plane surface? (Sorry if I missed an earlier discussion).
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