Hugo, Here is my question: I have always heard that the Galician language
*is* a Celtic language....is this assumption wrong?
Don't many of the place names in Galicia have celtic roots or are just
And, do the people on this list agree with the idea that a culture's
highest level of expression is it's language? And without the culture's
language the true culture ceases to exist? What of the other forms of
expression that a culture might make?
On Wed, 21 Feb 1996, Hugo Epifanio wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Feb 1996 13:10:02 GMT, you wrote:
> >>Galicia is in the Northeast (don't say they're a part of Spain, they don't
> >>too. I say it must be Cataluna because it's much closer to the rest of
> >>Europe and it's in the Northwest, as said before.
> >Sorry Hugo, but check again on a map and you'll see that Cataluna is on the
> >east _ on the mediterranean coast_ and Galicia is on the Atlantic coast,
> >like Portugal.
> >And the region that is still obviously Celtic in Spain IS Galicia. As such
> >it is representated every year in the Festival Interceltique de Lorient.
> >Sorry man.
> >See you Hugo
> Err... I know... did it again,
> Never mind, I keep doing this about directions ( I know, no excuse)
> I know exactly where Galicia is, I've been there two years ago.
> Of Course the region is Celtic, they're almost our Brothers. :)
> Any way, who knows some Iberian history knows Galician and Portuguese are
> basically the same people, as I said before, even our languages are alike.
> We all came down the peninsula from the Asturias fighting the Moor, we sure
> kicked them out of here, they tried, but we had our Celtic Gods on our side.
> If you check on that map of yours you'll see... Galicia should be ours.
> See you Marc.
> Hugo Epifanio
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