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Subject: Re: Gauls and Celts
From: Michael Helm <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Tue, 15 Feb 1994 14:52:14 -0800
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On Feb 15, 12:51pm, Thomas J. Delaney III wrote:
> area in southwestern Poland called Galicia, where my greatgrandfather was from
   .
> Does this region have any connection with the Gallic peoples as well?  I suppo
   se
 
I don't know what if any connection Galicia has with the Celts, or
how the name originated, but I believe there was a German
general of WW I from that area named "Mackensen" who used
to jokingly claim he was descended from the ancient Gaulish
inhabitants of the area because of his peculiar name.

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