Hey fellow researchers, does the name "Feltlauff" mean anything to you? Etymology, translation, reference to a mythological character, anything? Researching a museum curator's life and this is one of the names of his dogs, trying to find why it would end up being a name (his other dogs are named after mythological/historical characters, so I cannot imagine this being an arbitrary outlier). Any and all ideas are welcome, happy weekend!
@jeeves German-English dictionaries usually translate 'weltlauf(f)' as "way of the world". Does that fit in?
@thelibrarian not too much more than what I am going off of now, but I think you are on to something here. I am just finding an early 16th century etching entitled "Der Welt Lauf" that perhaps could be a start of a connection. Thank you very much for the help, I am hoping to get to the museum in question in the coming weeks, so I will attempt to ask a docent there what they think... such a nagging mystery
@jeeves I'll be interested in what the docent thinks.
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