An Account of a Spring Sacrifice in Old Ea

A rare dated work in Old Ea! In this invaluable account, a priest or priestess recounts the performance of a springtime sacrifice.

The text

.. char . ciliditpi fshn/ trrdn anlp/ssche
lthi nga, r tyclng keplthinni tlch/
r tyclng lthi, tli ng ctrr t r
anlng tycl nlt/t r
tyclng kepatn tlch/alla mli
sltya

Interlinear text

..char.
second daysixth "month"first year
Sunday, March 16, 1986

cilidit-pifshn
riseACT.PTmild season
Springtime

trrd-nanl-p
thebird-PLsing-PRES
Thebirdssing

sschelthi-ng-a
firstflowerbe-PAST-PERF
The firstflowerhas existed

rtycl-ngkep-lthi-n-itlch
Isacrifice-PASTDAT-flower-PL-ADJgoddess
Isacrificedto the flowergoddess

rtycl-nglthi
Isacrifice-PASTflower
Isacrificeda flower

tli-ngctrr
whichbe-PASTcrocus
whichwasa crocus

tranl-ngtyclnlt
andIsing-PASTARTsacrificesong
andIsangthesacrificesong

trtycl-ngkep-aty-ntlch
andIsacrifice-PASTDAT-life-GENgoddess
AndIsacrificedto the goddess of life

allamlisltya
EXCLthisday
Glory tothisday

Conclusions

This early text shows several of the characteristics of Old Ea:

Words which appear in this text

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Last updated: 12/15/2008