Homeward Bounders (was Re: Bujold Bibliography in Haiku)

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Wed Sep 14 20:05:14 EDT 2005


On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Colin Fine wrote:

> And while I'm on names - what about Ahasuerus? Why does he bear an
> English version of a Latin version of a Hebrew version of a Persian
> name? (The same name that comes to us through Greek as 'Xerxes')

> (I confess I don't know whether Diana named him, or whether that
> name is attached to him in legend).

That name is attached to him in legend.


Paul
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