Re: [tied] Re: Caucasian Alania?

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 15353
Date: 2002-09-10

This is romantic and widely believed but volketymologisch nonetheless. I think there is a better chance that Catalonia is a Celtic name derived from an ethnonym like that of the Gaulish Catalauni or the Brittonic Catuvallauni (from Catu-valos 'battle-chief').
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From: George S t a n a
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2002 2:09 PM
Subject: [tied] Re: Caucasian Alania?

> And in Catalonia (Goth+Alania). ...