Re: [Glorantha]Retrofitting Fimbulwinter into KoS

From: Donald R. Oddy <donald_at_grove.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 00:48:42 GMT


In message <405F69F9.1070006_at_nildram.co.uk> Benedict Adamson writes:

>Events of My Life (KoS pg 211) has the unpromising entry '1621 --
>Whitewall falls. Ashart dies of heat.' What if 'heat' is a mis
>translation of an idiom such as 'temperature' in English, which can mean
>high or low temperature? Ashart is only 3 years old at that time, and we
>should note that young children are particularly prone to hypothermia
>because of their small size.

If we're considering translation errors 'heat' could also translate as fever rather than a reference to external temperature.

-- 
Donald Oddy
http://www.grove.demon.co.uk/


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