Vorpommern [was Re: [tied] Fjall, pilis, polis...]

From: ehlsmith@...
Message: 7582
Date: 2001-06-12

--- In cybalist@..., "Piotr Gasiorowski" <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> I think <Vor-> somehow expresses the idea of that part of Pomerania
being "in front" of the rest, i.e. nextto German lands. ..[snip]...

This seems to be supported by English language historical atlases,
such as Shepherd's, which label that part of Pomerania "Hither
Pomerania" and the part to the east as "Farther Pomerania".

Ned Smith