Re: caleo was [calendar]

From: tolgs001
Message: 17306
Date: 2003-01-01

alex wrote:

>I find very interesting to see the P.Gmc *kallojan here, this
>word being the name of Ionita Caloian , being too the Romanian
>tradition of

It is rather a nickname in... Greek: "Kaloiannis" ("kalo" =
"handsome, beautiful" + "Ioannes/Ioannis"). This is why, in
Romanian history text books this monarch is called "Ionitsa
cel Frumos" (the same way as a certain French king - around
1300 - is called "Filip cel Frumos" in Romanian).

ad multos annos,