[tied] Re: Kraków and other enigmas

From: tgpedersen@...
Message: 9201
Date: 2001-09-08

--- In cybalist@..., "Piotr Gasiorowski" <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> In Polish <krakac'> is used of crows and ravens. That's a less
romantic but possible explanation, assuming that a Slavic person
called or nicknamed Krak (say, "harsh-voiced") was indeed the founder
of Kraków. The only problem is that such a name is not much in
> Piotr
Probably irrelevant, but has Krak des chevaliers in Syria anything to
offer, or is it a local name?