be among the several references in Ada to the ancient near
It certainly is. And it somehow reminds me of one
of Mandelstam's "morgulets" (jokular little poems about "old
Morgulis - on iz Narkomprosa.
On ne turist i ne estestvennik,
K istokam Tigra i Efrosa
On znamenityi puteshestvennik.
(Morgulis, he is from the State Department of
He is neither a tourist, nor a nature
He is the famous traveller
To the sources of Tigris and Efros.)
Mandelstam is also the author of
"Armenia" (1930), a dozen of poems about this land visited
What do you mean by "that odd shaped lake"? The rectangular Lake
Kitezh near Luga jointly owned by Demon Veen and his cousin Daniel (1.1), or
similarly shaped Tarn in Ardis (1.5)? By the way, ARDIS = PARADISE -