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The town Baia de Arama=baia"bath"+arama"copper" means the copper bath/mine. In romanian language, a mine("mina") is also called "baia". Is not far away from Ada-Kaleh, just a few 30-35 km NE from it.
Oricalchum is basicly "copper from the mountain", is not a mixing of metals, but for the greeks this term was generalized as "metal"...iron for example, wich is also abundand in these mountains from SW Romania in Mehedintzi county and surroudings. I am a little bit tired, i didn't sleep last night, so pay attention to this discussion:[forums.atlantisrising.com]
In romanian language, the verb "a cocli" means "to be oxidated/greenish"(remember The Statue of Liberty?).
"Inel coclit" for example, means "oxidated copper ring" or "fake gold ring".
We also have the verbe "a cloci"-"to warm the eggs"(the hen of course), but the expression "ou clocit" means "rotten egg". :)
Also, for greeks, the cooper was "erythros"="RED".
Compare "Erythros" with "Erytheia"-Orshova/Rushava-"the red one" names of Ada-Kaleh island!
The entire area is made from red mountains!
There are some weird ideas abut orichalcum, one from some romanian "researchers" is about that "chihlimbar"("amber" in romanian language) is orichalcum(is "brown" anyway)-remember "ambrozia", the food of the gods? :)
Also, the romanian word "arama" is the term for "raw
copper", while "alama" is "copper worked-brass". "Alamuri"(wich is always a plural) means "brass winds/brassware/blowing music instruments".
"Aramiu" or "maro"("brown"-wich is the color of coagulated blood).



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5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 2412 Absinthujone 26-Aug-08 22:04
30-33/1000 not 3033/1000 417 Absinthujone 26-Aug-08 22:18
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 510 Frank D 26-Aug-08 23:58
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 397 Lee McGiffen 27-Aug-08 02:13
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 437 Frank D 27-Aug-08 09:59
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 465 Deep1 27-Aug-08 00:24
5 and 9, 5000 and 9000...epsilon and theta...wich, is wich? 458 Absinthujone 27-Aug-08 01:58
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 413 debraregypt 27-Aug-08 02:57
Atlantis Checklist 414 Deep1 28-Aug-08 17:42
Re: Atlantis Checklist 1574 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 18:09
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from critias 527 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 19:12
Re: Atlantis Checklist 510 Deep1 28-Aug-08 18:28
Re: Atlantis Checklist 469 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 19:11
Re: Atlantis Checklist 505 Deep1 28-Aug-08 20:04
Re: Atlantis Checklist 573 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 20:07
Re: Atlantis Checklist 495 Deep1 29-Aug-08 00:58
Atlantis Texts 554 David L 28-Aug-08 19:54
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 574 Absinthujone 28-Aug-08 21:35
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 454 MichaelHP 28-Aug-08 21:58
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 446 Absinthujone 28-Aug-08 22:10
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 456 Deep1 28-Aug-08 22:30
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 561 Frank D 28-Aug-08 22:44
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 408 MichaelHP 28-Aug-08 22:50
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 441 Frank D 28-Aug-08 23:07
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 442 MichaelHP 28-Aug-08 23:34
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 411 Frank D 29-Aug-08 10:11
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 430 MichaelHP 29-Aug-08 13:00
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 379 Frank D 29-Aug-08 13:24
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 409 Frank D 29-Aug-08 10:25
A last addition 441 Frank D 29-Aug-08 11:20
Re: A last addition 463 MichaelHP 29-Aug-08 13:03
Re: A last addition 417 Frank D 29-Aug-08 13:23
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 459 Absinthujone 28-Aug-08 22:56
Re: Atlantis Checklist-2-"vulcanic" olives and figs 516 Absinthujone 29-Aug-08 03:16
Re: Atlantis Checklist-3- copper of Atlantis=Baia de Arama 536 Absinthujone 29-Aug-08 04:59
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 396 The Kwuda 31-Aug-08 06:00


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