Society Occasional Publications
of Contents, Vol. 5/1, 1978
Restored Greek Content of OPES 56 as deciphered by Fell. (3 pp)
Linus Brunner 5/1-p 1
author, a Fellow of the Society and an Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin,
supports Fell's decipherment of the Pujol inscription (Castellon de la Plana) as
Greek. [Buchanan note: But the text was faulty!
Fell made 9 errors in transcription in the first line alone!]
Georgian-Basque Affinities: a Georgian tablet from Spain. (3 pp)
Julian G. Fernandez 5/1-p 4
Forwards an article in Georgian re Basque-Georgian
similarities from publication "Motherland."
(continued from OPES vol 4, no 88) (48
pp) Barry Fell 5/1-p 7
Decipherment of a number of important Etruscan
Results of the decipherment Administration Literature Origin of the
Petrarchian Sonnet Religion of the Etruscans Etruscan Legal Documents
The Resurrection Hymn Funerary Phalluses and Their Texts Other
Funerary Inscriptions The Toscanella Dice Linguistic Relationships
Loan Vocabulary Method of Decipherment Tests for the Veracity of the
Decipherment Ventris' Rules Pasteur's Test Declension of the
Personal Pronouns Demonstratives The Etruscan Verb The Etruscan Noun
The Etruscan Adjective Declension of Nouns Vocabulary.
Correspondence: (35 pp) 5/1-p 55
Origin of the
Polynesian Vocabulary (4 pp) Reuel Lochore
States that Brunner's work supports that of Lochore
and Fell re the homeland of Polynesians.
(3 pp) Harold S. Gladwin 5/1-p 59
Calls it an important work.
Breogan (7 pp) Fernando Alonso Romero
for a Celtic Vessel (2 pp) Santiago
Domingues 5/1-p 68
Information on a nautical experiment: crossing from
Galicia to Ireland in a leather & wicker craft.
Roots in Western North America (1 p) Donald B. Lawrence & Makarand Jawadakar 5/1-p 73
Presented at the World Sanskrit Conference in Paris,
in June 1977: Sanskrit roots exist in Indian languages in Alaska, British
Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and California.
Stone (1 p) Gloria Farley 5/1-p 74
Description (with a graphic) of a stone bearing a
short inscription found near Willard, Missouri.
Amerikas v Chr. (2 pp) Linus Brunner 5/1-p
A review, in German, of America BC.
Inscription (2 pp) Gloria Farley 5/1-p 75
Report on an inscribed boulder found in Ardmore,
Disk (2 pp) Gloria Farley 5/1-p 77
Report on a small inscribed disk found along the
Tennessee River below Hiwasee Island (see ESOP 3.1, #57).
Disk (6 pp) James E. Kelley 5/1-p 79
Report on the disk from Tennessee (with a graphic).
He suggests it is an amulet.
Ogam from Cimarron (2 pp) Gloria Farley
Report on a long Ogam inscription in the Oklahoma panhandle, Cimarron site (a large eroded cave).
Analysis of Markings on the Tennessee Disk (4 pp) Rollin W. Gillespie 5/1-p 86
Suggests that the disk may be a device to predict
Pre-Columbian Inscriptions (8
pp) Gloria Farley 5/1-p 90
Discusses the Pontotoc Stone, the Cimarron Site,
& other Okla- homa inscriptions as well as the Tennessee disk and an
and Placental "Dogs" (4
pp) Clyde Keeler 5/1-p 98
and comparison of Egyptian, Mesopotamian,
Greek & Amerindian mythology re
104 Denomination of Cardinal Points (4 pp) Linus Brunner
Different ways of
naming the cardinal points in human speech.
105 Computerization of Consonantal
Frequency. (3 pp) Sentiel Rommel
computer program which will plot a frequency spectrograph of the consonants in a
of the Berbers (4 pp) Daniel G. Brinton
the alphabets in use by modern Berbers.
The Rumney New Hampshire Inscribed
Blue Stone Bead. (1 p) Lynn Chong
writer suggests that the bead might have been a surveyor's tool for the laying
out of ancient worship sites.
new decipherments of Etruscan disclose that much of our modern law descends from
Etruria. The illustration shows a portion of the text (reading right to left) of
the Laws on burglary, engraved on a stone stele at Volterra, Italy. On the same
stone, reference is made to a Jury of Twelve. See article 100 in this issue.