j p maher wrote:
So tempting that everyone bites in to it at one time or other. Compare
Georgia [USA] and Georgia/Gruziya [Caucasus] and so forth.
Which is not to say that the Galli and Keltoi were not kindred in the
family that latterly was dubbed "Celtic". Then there's <Gaelic> <as
gaelge>. Is this really from Welsh <gwyddel>, for the "Wild" Irish of
Further complications later. Louis Jay Herman wrote a good clarification
in the NY Times some years ago. I'll dig it up and post. LJH is a chief
interpreter at the UN HQ, as well as a competent language scholar.
Galicia/Gallegos and Galicia/Galizien/Halych:
PM David Lloyd George, of blessed memory, could not understand Poland's
claim on NW Iberia.
j p maher
Graeme Bailey wrote:
> Is there an etymological connection between
> the words Galatae and Keltoi?
> ie the Gauls and the Celts?
> Is there any evidence that the province of Galicia (say 1000 AD)
> in the Iberian peninsula being right up in the top left corner as the
> of the Celts being 'squeezed' out of other parts of the peninsula?
> Graeme M. Bailey <[log in to unmask]>
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