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