Franz Co (
Wed, 3 Jan 2001 07:44:18 -0500 (EST)

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Sent: January 2, 2001 8:08:05 PM GMT
Subject: Re: [gundam] Why is it called Salamis class?

>I must give credit to Core and Nightingale at Newtype asylum >for this one.
>According to their Asparas 08th MS team Machines page the >Asparas was a


>of all female and beautiful nature spirits in Hindu mythology >who could
>appear as forest entities or water ?nymphs? They were said to >sometimes
>up with Gandharvas who also were Hindu Mythology figures who >performed for
>the Gods. They also inspired love.

A fitting name since it was the Apsaras that brought Shiro and Aina back

>I had to reaarange some words for plageurism, of course.


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