From: george knysh
> S & L wrote:Al-Maqdisi speaks about the
> WALADJ people who*****GK: This might suggest that various Vlach groups
> > are living somewhere at N of Danube river, near
> the Petchenegs.
> > The whole discussion about Waladj=Valahi is to be
> found in Aurel
> > Decei & Virgil Cioc�ltan's "Rom�no-arabica",
> edited by M. Anghelescu,
> > Bucuresti, 1974, at pages 49-54.
> > Alexandru Madgearu [in his book quoted allredy]
> says that this is the
> > first mention of the Valahs at N of Danube river
> in the written
> > sources.
> > S o r i n
> then this one is a second mention. So far I remember
> Humboldt used in
> "Descroptio Europae Orientalis" an Armenian source
> which mentioned the
> Valachs as being north of Danube in 921.