Tag Archives: place names


The Germans: Latin influences

The first and most ancient contacts between Latins and Germans date back roughly to the period from the first to the fourth century. a. C., that is, during the time of Caesar and Augustus. They began at first as a result of trade contacts between the two peoples and then spread to many aspects of civilization. […]

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Guida alle origini scandinave dei toponimi in Gran Bretagna

Articolo originale di Anke-Beate Stahl, comparso sul sito web di Ordnance Survey, che ci ha concesso i permessi di traduzione. Introduzione In vari luoghi in Scozia si trovano dei toponimi scandinavi. Ma piuttosto che attribuirli ad un unico punto di origine, occorre distinguere tra quattro aree di influenza scandinava e un certo numero di persone coinvolte nell’operazione di […]

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