Which prompts one to ask what is the relationship between "Armorican"
and "American" which would seem to be obvious, but which I have yet to
see examined anywhere (with apologies for OT content, so please let this
not spark a debate, only a brief elucidation, please).
Scríobh 19/01/2012 21:45, Christopher Gwinn:
>> But then we do not know how the proto-Brits pictured death. If what I
>> mentioned about the concept of the ankou in Brittany is correct, this
>> could indicate a non-personalised concept of death.
> I think it was Claude Sterckx who drew some interesting comparisons
> between the Breton Ankou (who is personified, at least in some regions
> of Brittany, and bears a mael benniget, "holy mallet") with the hammer
> god Sucellos.
> Anatole le Braz described some pf the traditions surrounding Ankou in
> "La légende de la mort chez les Bretons armoricains":
> - Chris Gwinn
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