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Talk:Book of Mudora

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could the book of Mudora be the Ancient Sky Book? --Remo 05:03, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

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Unidentified Symbols

I believe those symbols are a form of gibberish Hylian, the same that's being used in several parts of aLttP.

Ancient Greek translation of Mudora/Medora

Is there a source that confirms that Mudora/Medora in Ancient Greek means holder of knowledge because I've been checking on it throughout the internet & haven't been able to confirm it. I'm interested in the breakdown of the name Mudora and which part means holder and which part means knowledge. Thanks. Wtc4ever (talk) 20:04, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

It's fake, because the Zelda fandom is rife with fans making fan theories based on absolute nonsense that they are trying to pass off as fact. "Tutor" is Greek: προγυμναστής (el) m (progymnastís), not "Mudora". I'm fairly certain that "Mudora"/"Medora" isn't even a word that fits Greek conjugation or word-construction. Given that the book's use is to allow Link to obtain two spells and magically open a temple door, I have an inkling that the intended meaning is Mudra, which are the basis of the magic hand-signs in stuff like Naruto. Basically, Link was a magic ninja before it was cool.KrytenKoro (talk) 20:11, 29 July 2014 (UTC)
I definitely found websites giving the meaning of a Greek female name of Medora but it wasn't anything like holder of knowledge. If it was true I was hoping to fit it into a theory I was starting to put together. But thanks for letting me know. Wtc4ever (talk) 20:26, 29 July 2014 (UTC)
The book is consistently named "Mudora" across the versions of the game, but in any case, the various sites I've found giving meanings for Medora are far from impressive -- they differ in suggested meanings, and the kicker is that none of them actually list the greek spelling; I'd guess that they are confusing it with the Greek sorceress, Medea. In reality, the name appear to have been invented by Lord Byron in his poem The Corsair.KrytenKoro (talk) 21:26, 29 July 2014 (UTC)