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Ancient Celtic Place-Names in Europe and Asia Minor Patrick Sims-Williams

Ancient Celtic Place-Names in Europe and Asia Minor

Patrick Sims-Williams

Published October 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781405145701
Paperback
406 pages
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An original study revealing the history of place-names from Ireland to Anatolia, from Scotland to the Apennines, and from to Andalusia the Black Seas. Includes numerous original maps and uncovers new methodology for linguistic geography Uses aMoreAn original study revealing the history of place-names from Ireland to Anatolia, from Scotland to the Apennines, and from to Andalusia the Black Seas. Includes numerous original maps and uncovers new methodology for linguistic geography Uses a dataset of over 20,000 names recorded by Greek and Latin authors such as Polybius, Caesar and Tacitus and by early geographers such as Strabo, Pliny, Ptolemy and the Ravenna Cosmographer A significant work for archaeologists, historians and philologists studying the early distribution of Celtic and other Indo-European languages