Verulamium: The Romano-British name of St Albans

Coates, R. (2005) Verulamium: The Romano-British name of St Albans. Studia Celtica, 39 (1). pp. 169-176. ISSN 0081-6353

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Abstract

A submitted article in the principal journal of general Celtic scholarship, accepted without major revision, reviewing previous scholarship on this difficult Romano-British place-name and claiming that it meant, in British Celtic, 'place of a man named Crooked-Hand'. This piece is representative of a major strand of the author's work on the survival of Celtic place-names in what is now English-speaking territory. According to Professor Geraint H. Jenkins, Director of the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies): 'No self-respecting Celtic scholar can afford to neglect Studia Celtica: it lies at the cutting edge of international scholarship.'

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Celtic, place names, Verulamium, St Albans, Romano-British
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education
ID Code:6732
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2010 15:13
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