Re: Albanian origins and much more

From: willemvermeer
Message: 35563
Date: 2004-12-22

--- In, "Vassil Karloukovski"
<v.karloukovski@...> wrote:

> in fact the form "Plovdiv" is first attested only as late as in
> the 15-th century. Before that it was called "P@...", "P@...@ldin/
> Pop@...", "Pl@...". Could "P@..." be from "Pulpudeva" as well,
> or it is from "Philippopolis"?

Very interesting! And am I happy that nothing in the Albano-Rumanian
soap opera depends on it ...