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Re: Another unknown language query

From:Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 30, 2001, 22:50
No idea, but I have a bit of an interest in bibliography.  Who wrote it,
where did you find it, is it a MS or a printed text?

You might be able to get a range on dates on an MS or printed text.  Have
lyou looked for watermarks?  They can sometimes be quite revealing.

On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Eli Naeher wrote:

> I recently posted a request for a translation of some Latin I'd found in an > old manuscript. Now, in the same ms., I've come across something much more > interesting: > > De-O-me-Sevi > mi-do-a-Tima. > > Which is followed by what is presumably a translation: "With our gods we go all > ways in tune." This may or may not be a real language; the author was stark > raving mad, and it may be either an imaginary phrase or even part of a > conlang. Can anyone identify this? > > The author lived from the 1860s to the 1940s. The date of the ms. is unknown. > > eli . > gone to croatan > > ------------------------------ > This mobile message sent using PocketMail. > Sign up for unlimited e-mail at >
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