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Jörg,

Do you have a Hesperic grammar? If so, could you send me a copy
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Thanks,
--Robert

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jörg Rhiemeier" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 4:03 PM
Subject: Atlantean (was Re: Chelume - My Conlang website up.)


> Hallo!
>
> On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 11:31:54 -0500,
> "Mark J. Reed" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 08:04:34AM -0800, Gary Shannon wrote:
> > > Intersting thought.  Has anyone ever tried to pass off
> > > a conlang as "the real and true language of ancient
> > > Atlantis?"
> >
> > You mean, other than Marc Okrand's Atlantean (created for
> > the wretched Disney movie)? :)
>
> Actually, my Hesperic family is a candidate for the language
> of ancient Atlantis.  My personal opinion about the Atlantis myth
> is that Atlantis was an ancient civilization that existed on the
> British Isles prior to the arrival of the Celts.  It is the same
> people who surface in Celtic and Germanic mythology as "Elves",
> and Hesperic is their language.  Of course, I don't claim that
> Hesperic is indeed what was spoken in Britain back then, it is
> just my speculative fancy about what that language *could* have
> been like.
>
> Greetings,
>
> Jörg.
>