FIND in
<--prev V306 next-->
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 07:33:36 +0100 (BST)
From: =?iso-8859-1?q?Nicholas=20Gevers?= 
Subject: (urth) Trivigaunte

So Trivigante is a name for the Moon Goddess, eh? The
mystery of Trivigaunte in LONG SUN is solved at last.
A typically witty appropriation by Wolfe: in the
online Occultopedia, it's stated that Trivigante is
the original Italian form of Termagant; in the
Renaissance Morality Plays, Trivigante was an
overbearing, tyrannical character in flowing Eastern
robes, which apparel led to the assumption Trivigante
was female. So when Wolfe invented an Arabic-speaking
city state dominated by militaristic viragos,
Trivigaunte was a natural name to assign it...

--Nick Gevers.

Want to chat instantly with your online friends?  Get the FREE Yahoo!
Messenger http://uk.messenger.yahoo.com/


<--prev V306 next-->