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

From: tgpedersen@...
Message: 7585
Date: 2001-06-12

--- In cybalist@..., ehlsmith@... wrote:
> --- In cybalist@..., "Piotr Gasiorowski" <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> > I think <Vor-> somehow expresses the idea of that part of
> 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

The German word is "Hinterpommern". The direction is seen in conquest