Re: That old Odin scenario ...

From: george knysh
Message: 58329
Date: 2008-05-03

--- tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...> wrote:

> At the time of the Slavic settling in the 6th
> century the name of the
> settlement arose from the word Ne^mci (Mutes,
> Strangers) for the
> Germani living here

****GK: So what is wrong with that? It has nothing
whatever to do with Ariovistus or the Nemetes of 58
BCE ...BTW I have suspicions about this explanation
time line. Do you know why the Slavs chose to call the
Germanics "mutes" at that time, rather than other
non-S. ethna (take your pick:
etc.), or at another time?****

> I don't think I could wish for a better match for my
> scenario.

****GK: Explain this to a normal "uncommitted"
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > P.S. I shall no longer bother with
> truncations...
> I wonder what that means?

****GK: That I can't be bothered to repaste truncated
> Torsten

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