(urth) Tzadkiel's ship

brunians at brunians.org brunians at brunians.org
Wed Nov 28 18:29:05 PST 2007

I picture it as a polygonal hull with masts on all sides.


>> On Nov 28, 2007 1:12 PM, Jeff Wilson <jwilson at io.com> wrote:
>>> Severian-the-Autarch might
>>> still call such a picture "a ship" in his writing of the incident, but
>>> the
>>> actions and thoughts he attributes to Severian-the-boy are consistent
>>> with
>>> seeing a drawing resembling watercraft visible nearby or in books and
>>> art
>>> available to him.
>> But we are given to understand that people of Sev's time don't
>> even distinguish between riverine craft, pelagic craft, and
>> cosmic craft - they are all "ships" to these people, and you
>> might "sail" to Lune as easily as to  Bes Pelargic.
> Then the ship on the tomb could be a picture of any thing remotely
> resembling a non-wheeled vehicle?
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