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Re: Study of Ancient Slavonic

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Thursday, November 15, 2001, 19:56
Vasiliy Chernov wrote:

> Smells like para-science, to me
"Pseudo-science" in English.
> ... Not that I were an expert, though.
No need to be an expert to see that his reading of Fig. 1 as Cyrillic X - Cyrillic L - Runic D is absurd, as if people ever shifted scripts like this in mid-word! The examples have obviously been redrawn, but a quick look at the Unicode Runic block reinterprets Fig. 1 as Runic G-U-D, which makes cogent sense on a gold coin. I didn't have much luck interpreting the other examples, because of the redrawing, but clearly all the letters are plain Runic; some older futhark, some younger. -- Not to perambulate || John Cowan <jcowan@...> the corridors || during the hours of repose || in the boots of ascension. \\ Sign in Austrian ski-resort hotel