It was supposedly written '1005 years after Aldland sank' (ca. 1200 BCE).
The quote with VAMPIRA is from Minno's notes [035/13].
Minno was a contemporary of Nyhellénja a.k.a. Minerva.
She lived in the 6th century 'after Aldland sank' (ca. 1600 BCE).
OLB has many examples of different words with the same meaning.
BLODSUGAR is literally blood-sucker, the word VAMPIRA is unsure.
It would make sense though, if PIRA means 'worm' (dutch: pier).
Therefore, it is not at all strange that in OLB both VAMPIRA and BLODSUGAR are used as names for what we term "leach" (dutch: bloedzuiger).
Hi Otharus, thanx for summarizing where to find the relevant quotes and assumed point in time of the quote.
This helps a lot.
First of all I find it a very interesting conversation you and Abe are having about the
Though some points are not clear to me. Knul, where are you man? :-)
Or I must be looking over it, but the relevant fascimile of 35 on rodinbook seem to be the duplicate of 34.
Secondly, I see a bit further a reference to the 'pest' (written in 1600 BC?, or do i mix things up?)
Meaning we had allready a first disease in 1600 BCE calling the 'pest', when I thought it was the disease around 14th Century AD we quite recently call 'de pest'.
Surely possible it can be explained by people who know more about the OLB than me.
Can you help?