From: george knysh
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, george knysh****GK: They became "Germans" while living in Gaul
> <gknysh@...> wrote:
> > tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > According to Caesar, Ariovistus' troops
> > > included
> > > > Harudes,
> > > > Marcomanni, Triboci, Vangiones, Nemetes,
> > > and
> > > > Suebi
> > > >
> > > > Judging by the name, the Triboci, Nemetes and
> > > > possibly the Sedusii are
> > > > Celtic,
> > GK: According to Tacitus, the Triboci and
> > were "of undoubted German origin" (Germania,
> By his time, they would be.
> exist for these****GK: Irrelevant. The Celtic influence on many
> tribe names, no Germanic ones have bees found.
> cf Celtic *nemeto- "sacred grove"