Cat Megex wrote:I just realized why Nrvnqsr is referred to as "Nero". The Roman emperor and all that....
Kiraiya wrote:I always pronounced it as Nerve-in-square until my friend pointed out that it was pronounced Nero. Has something to do with latin or something...
OP wrote:I just realized why Nrvnqsr is referred to as "Nero". The Roman emperor and all that....
md wrote:It's more about hebrew/japanese.
Finally, the readers of Revelation were told to "calculate the number of the Beast, for the number is that of a man; and his number is six hundred and sixty-six" (Rev. 13:18 ) Since the Book of Revelation was written to a first-century audience, sometime in late 64 AD, John did not expect that his readers "who had understanding" to have any difficulty identifying the beast, since they could simply calculate the meaning of this cryptogram. "Neron Kaisar" (the Greek rendering, documented by archaeological finds), when transliterated into Hebrew נרון קסר (Nrwn Qsr) had a number of 666. The variant number 616 found in some manuscripts of the Greek text of Revelation may represent the alternative Hebrew spelling נרו קסר (Nrw Qsr) based on the Latin form "Nero Caesar". The variant probably existed to keep consistent the meaning of Nero as the Beast.
abscess wrote:Doesn't Tsukihime states that, with some numerology shit-stuff, if you sum the values of the numbers of the word Nrvnqsr you get 666? I remember that something like that had to do with Caligula or some character in the history of the Roman Empire when I first read this thread. Don't know if it actually has anything to do with Nero Caesar.
md wrote:I said Japanese because their romanization of it is strange.
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