Finnegans Wake and Dublin city's hinterland

For Joyce enthusiasts these photos and quotations may offer the slenderest of aids for Finnegans Wake . The 1938 Ordnance Survey Map of Dublin may be of interest to enthusiasts of both Finnegans Wake and Ulysses - the names and locations remain much the same as in Joyce's time. The site, JoyceImages.com, is also an excellent visual accompaniment for reading Ulysses.

For those unfamiliar with Joyce's work, Portrait of the Artist, Ulysses and Finnegans Wake are available for reading online.

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Word Sleuth:

*mélit (PIE) - honey:-

The PIE noun for honey mélit is mil in Old Irish, mel in Latin, miel in French, melr in Armenian, militt in ancient Hittite and Greek méli. The Chinese word for honey mi - 蜜 is thought to be borrowed from the Proto-Tocharian mit. The name Melissa means Honey Bee in Greek
A cave painting in Valencia Spain, depicts a honey harvester with bees swarming around in Cueve de la Arana (cave of the spider) dating from circa 13,000 BCE.

Title: The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European (PIE) - Authors: J.P.Mallory and D.Q.Adams - Pub: Oxford Linguistics - ISBN: 978-0-19-929668-2