(urth) This Week in Google Alerts: story with Gaiman
António Pedro Marques
entonio at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 17:42:33 PST 2011
Gerry Quinn wrote:
> I other words I think:
> <Terminus Est> : <Sev's language> :: Latin : English
> <language Thea mentions> : <Sev's language> :: <really ancient language>
> : English
I suppose : means 'is to', :: means 'as' and <> are just paretheses?
If so, it took me a while to figure it out.
I would suggest avoiding >.
> The language Thea mentions is clearly present-day English. So the
> timeline is like:
> <really ancient language> (not mentioned(
> <Latin> (not mentioned)
> <English> (referenced by Thea)
> <'Terminus Est' language> (translated to Latin by Gene Wolfe)
> <Severian's language> (translated to English by Gene Wolfe)
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