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Re: The Seacoast of Boeotia
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0006  Monday, 3 January 2000.

[1]     From:   Sean Lawrence <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 29 Dec 1999 10:15:23 -0800
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.2308 The Seacoast of Boeotia

[2]     From:   Clifford Stetner <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 29 Dec 1999 22:22:50 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.2308 The Seacoast of Boeotia

[3]     From:   Larry Weiss <
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        Date:   Friday, 31 Dec 1999 14:43:14 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.2308 The Seacoast of Boeotia


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From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Wednesday, 29 Dec 1999 10:15:23 -0800
Subject: 10.2308 The Seacoast of Boeotia
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.2308 The Seacoast of Boeotia

Larry Weiss proposes:

>The notion that anyone with the vaguest knowledge of European geography
>and history would place Bohemia in the Hellenic world, and give Bohemia
>a seacoast and a king with a typical Greek name is ridiculous.

Why not?  He put people with Greek-sounding names in Denmark, and seems
to have made Verona a port, but no one is proposing that he mixed up
Elsinore with Ephesus.  I'm not really sure why he should have to follow
"real" geography at all.

Cheers,
Se

 

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