Re: Yes, I'm back
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 23:27|
James Landau scripsit:
> OK, I admit I have never heard of Dennis the Little before. (BTW, is "Dennis
> the Little" an official nickname (kind of like the nicknames assigned to the
> kings and queens, e.g. Charles the Fat), or is this translation of his name
> basically a joke?)
Well, his name was Dionysius Exiguus, or Dennis the Short/Slim/Little. We
presume that was a nickname rather than something inherited.
John Cowan email@example.com www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
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