Friday, October 7, 2011

Do you read Russian? UPDATED

If so, can you translate this tombstone for us? We can't even type the cyrillic otherwise we'd stick it through google translate. If you can, please leave a comment!

Click on it to enlarge.
I found this in the Cemetery. I'm very keen to find out what it says.

UPDATE: Thanks, Rory for the info. Apparently it reads:


Here lies FARKHAD
the most stubborn of all architects
This memorial we built on a truly excellent foundation
from brethren in grief
P et A gemini

or:


(I like brethren in grief better than disconsolate co-workers personally)

I'm sure I'll revisit this in the coming days. Thanks again.

7 comments:

  1. My boss and two of my coworkers speak Russian, but I'm afraid whatever it says will be too disturbing to ask them about.

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  2. I don't speak Russian, but I just IMed the guy who did the 3D modeling for Pathologic and I'll let you know when he gets back to me.

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  3. Here lies FARKHAD
    the most stubborn of all architects
    This memorial we built on a truly excellent foundation
    from brethren in grief
    P et A gemini

    He even provided me with the English alternative image he'd created in the hopes of an eventual second translation:
    http://i.imgur.com/KZaV3.jpg

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  4. And he adds this explanation, which is probably a

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    "Basically it's a reference to an architect Andrey killed, the one who was intriguing against the Polyhedron's construction. Alexander Saburov thinks that Peter is the murderer."

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  5. Thanks so much, Rory! Fascinating stuff. I think I can see how it'll make sense in the end. Or maybe not. We'll have to see.

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  6. I'm gonna link to this pic on the main post, if you don't mind, actually?

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