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Artemisia ILoI dated 2018-04-29

Unto the Golden Wing and members of the College of Heralds, greetings. Please consider the following items:

1: Alethea Davenport -New Name

2: Alexsandr Hrafnson -New Name & New Device

Per pall Or, gules, and gules two wolf heads erased Or and a rams head cabossed gules

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.

3: Hallerna Stjǫrnukona and Sneferu sa Djedi mewetif Merit -Resub Household Name

OSCAR thinks the name (Hallerna Stjǫrnukona) is registered as Hallerna Stjornukona in October of 2014, via Artemisia.
OSCAR finds the name (Sneferu sa Djedi mewetif Merit) registered exactly as it appears in February of 2016, via Artemisia.

Djedi Academe

Academe - This Greek term was applied to the school founded by Plato after his death in 348 BC. This term continued in use by Plato's Academy until 529 AD when it was shut down by the emperor Justinian.


Djedi - Egyptian given name documented as part of the name Pȝ-šr-n-ddy in the demotic text Studi classici e orientali (SCO) 27 (1977), p. 14-15 no. 1 which is dated to 138 BC.



Patern - Given name + designator is how we commonly refer to Plato's Academy. This pattern continued into medieval times and is still in use today.


Previous Return information:

July, 2015

"Hallerna Stjǫrnukona and Einarr inn kristni Hákonsson. Household name Golden Flourish House.

This household name is returned because the pattern of metal + Flourish could not be found in period. Commenters were unable to document Flourish as a plausible heraldic charge, although it is a period term for a blossom or group of flowers on a fruit tree. However, it is unlikely that we would have found this term in blazonry, as opposed to a specific type of flower like a rose.

We could document Golden as a late period English surname that can be used as a given name, but we could not document Flourish as a plausible byname in period. Therefore, we could not use the pattern of a household named after a person's full name as an alternative, and are unable to register this household name."

4: Meg Davenport -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in August of 2018, via Artemisia.

Old Item: Carol of Stargate, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a feminine name.

5: Romil Zherebtsov -New Name Change

OSCAR NOTE: filing name should not be registered for a primary name change. It was, in in August of 2018, via Artemisia.

Old Item: Apollonia Künster, to be retained as an alternate name.
Submitter desires a masculine name.

I was able to find Romil as a first name "Romil, martyr. Died in 3rd Century. [Buk 151]" in the article "A Dictionary of Period Russian Names" by Paul Wickenden of Thanet. http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/r.html

Zherebtsov is a patronymic variation of Zherebets and documented in the same article as the one previously listed. "Zherebtsov (Klim Zherebtsov). 1397-1432. [RIB II 9]" http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/z.html

Another article by the same author tells how names were construsted. "More precisely, Russian names started only as a given name, adding the patronymic around the 10th century, and finally the surname (from the patronymic constructions) only in the late 15th or early 16th century."http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/zgrammar.html

Using this information, I was able to form Romil Zherebtsov confident that it would be a plausible name for a man around 1350-1400 in Novgorod, Russia

Romil Zherebtsov

Black Pillar Herald

Kingdom of Artemisia

Standard disclaimer: So far as I know, this letter accurately reflects the contents of the various submission forms and accompanying documents, including consent to changes, expressed preferences, requests for authenticity, and formation of holding names.

OSCAR counts 2 Names, 2 Name Changes, 1 Household Name and 1 Device. There are a total of 6 items submitted on this letter.