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Re: The strange figures of CY

As we both know trying to correct ocr, h and li are often confused by machines: by humans too it appears! It seems clear to me that it is lialmente - to you it appears as halmente - If lets say we were trying to decipher some English instead of archaic Italian word, and we tried to read a script whi...

Re: The strange figures of CY

lialmente = loyally, faithfully, sincerely (it is an archaic form of lealmente) For an example, see here: https://archive.org/stream/zeitschriftfrr19tbuoft#page/248/mode/2up p248 IX https://scontent-vie1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18425017_1269269509857380_1360224450771737076_n.jpg?oh=b505ab278de08feee...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Both used the poetic form the Strambotto, in which form we have one of our earliest (anonymous) listings of the tarot trumps in the A order: Strambotti de triumphi Miracomãdo aquel angelo pio, al mõdo al sole alla luna & lostello alla saetta & aquel diauol rio la morte el traditore el vechiarello la...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Besides Carbone, there are some other Poets: Serafino dall'Aquil http://www.tarotpedia.com/w/images/thumb/1/14/D12_Sola_Busca.jpg/324px-D12_Sola_Busca.jpg VENTURINO de VENTURINI da Pesaro http://nsm07.casimages.com/img/2017/03/31//1703311134367771314955270.jpg Panfilo Sasso di Sassi http://nsm07.ca...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

The humanist John Vitez led a conspiracy against King Mattia Corvino in 1471: in 1474, the humanist Ferrarese Carbone wrote how this led to the view that those who were educated in Italy were corrupt, even though "scholars and Eloquent "they were unworthy - Florentine humanist with their ancient po...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Another interpretation of the same comet of 1472, by astrologer Martin Bylica at the Hungarian court, rendered a judgment for the Hungarian king Mathias Corvinus (as he did for the comet of 68) - the nickname Corvinus was based (Matto + Raven = Mathias Corvinus!) - again there is another connection ...

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