>Several notes on this:
>1) This is, at best, the Irripi ...(clipped)...
>How deep are Lunar phalanges? I've seen published evidence for seven,
eight, and ten, not sixteen.
I suspect seven (and presumably 14 if in double depth) wouldn't be a very practical number when turning from column of fours into into line; but I don't suppose practical and religious always go hand-in-hand!
>3) I don't care for borrowing any ancient system exactly; the Lunars have
always had a not-quite-Latin, not-quite-Greek spaghetti-Imperial-movie flavor to me, and I like it.
>4) If we are going to glom on to Greek terms, I would use the straight
decimal terms dekarch, hekatontarch, chiliarch, myriarch [with units dekarchy, etc.] for the Dara Happan system, and interpolate lochos/file/lochagos, taxis/taxiarch, syntagma/syntagmarch for Lunar innovations.
If only we were... sigh....
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