Etruscans In and Out

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Postby Gnaeus Dionysius Draco on Thu Aug 26, 2004 7:17 pm

M Moravi Horati Piscine wrote:Considering all the nomines Graeci we have running around in our societas, are you posing the Razennae not keep their proud heritage, and we not ackowledge their contribution by not accepting those who retain their nomines Etruscanae? You accept a Hannibal but not a lovely Turan?


Hehe, well, as I never cease to repeat, 'Gnaeus' is actually Latin for 'Cneve', so I have an Etruscan nomen myself.

The point is that the decretum which we recently ratified, is a bit tighter around the crotch when it comes down to names. Names from other cultures are fine, but they need to be latinised -- if they are members of the SVR, which Turan couldn't give me clarification on. I was actually not wondering about his name, I was wondering whether he was a member or not. Sorry if I caused any confusion :P.

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