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Re: History of constructed languages

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Monday, April 11, 2005, 7:30
Elyse M. Grasso wrote:

>On Sunday 10 April 2005 03:37 pm, Sally Caves wrote: > > >>----- Original Message ----- >>From: "Ray Brown" <ray.brown@...> >> >> >> > > > >>Osanna, sanctus Deus sabaoth, >>superillustrans claritate tua >>felices ignes horum malacoth. >> >>[Can't get the accent marks, sorry). >> >>Now sabaoth is Kabbalistic, isn't it? One of the 72 Divine Names? I >>recognize it from Moshe Idel's _Kabbalah_. I don't know about malacoth. Is >>that made up? >> >>Go here >> >> >> >>For an excellent discussion of all the neologisms in Dante's Paradiso. >>Apparently he makes some of the words up, like teodia, 25:73. >> >>Sally >> >> >> >Sabaoth occurs in the old Latin mass. I think in the Sanctus, but it's been a >long time since I sang one. >
Indeed it is. In English, it's translated 'almighty'.