(urth) Volantism

Son of Witz sonofwitz at butcherbaker.org
Fri Mar 6 13:57:04 PST 2009

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeff Wilson [mailto:jwilson at io.com]
>Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2009 09:17 PM
>To: 'The Urth Mailing List'
>Subject: Re: (urth) Volantism
>David Stockhoff wrote:
>> Well, yeah, but it doesn't have sails.
>It has just now occurred to me that banks of oars extended to either 
>side of a penteconter (for example) may have a winglike appearance and 
>movement when viewed from before or abaft and have plenty of textev that 
>vessels equipped with ranks of oars and oarsmen are familiar sights in 
>the Commonwealth.  This would even avoid violating the heraldric rule 
>for wing placement in re volant.

Nice, Jeff.

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