Re: Tsar = king
Posted by Josť on 28/1/2011, 21:37:46, in reply to "Tsar = king"
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Wonder when they started writing Tsar (with a "T"). |
In Portuguese the correct word is Czar, as derived from Ceasar
Of course, Kaiser also comes from Ceasar.
: I find it interesting how a title often
: becomes "frozen" on the last of
: the line in a particular country. Thus,
: Nicholas II of Russia is always "The
: Tsar," as though there were never any
: other, and despite the fact that it wasn't
: even his official title.
: True! And tsar actually means