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Please, can you never use, the word of "Gaul", to speak about ARMORICA. It's the most great mistake of 90% of the historians with a roman mind, not very busy to write the true, and often priests or officers in the Catholic Apostolic Roman Church. This wrong name of "GAUL" is given by the invader Jules Caesar during his military conquest of CELTIE, AQUITANIA, and ARMORICA, for the french part. No "Gaul" in these celtic countries. It's the same for the word "Gaulish". We havn't never been Gaulish, only in the imagination of stupid historians who never want to learn the CYMRIC language and just to crush the Armorican culture. You don't know that all the books past by the censorship, surpervised by the church or the politic of franks kings?
16 centuries of errors and mistakes it's enough!
ARMORICA, at 600 years BC, was not only the actual Brittany, but this important Cynmric confederation of some 20 armorican tribes was composed with : ANJOU, BRITTANY, MAINE, NORMANDY, PERCHE and TOURAINE. These 6 regions of France formed the Confederation of ARMORICA, a little like the existing model of HELVETIA.
Thanks you to correct your article full of errors, or go deeper in your study about my Land on the Sea. That will be the time to restore and reestablish the truth in the historical facts. The word of a conqueror is not the truth of the people who has been slated by thousands and who has hold out against the invader during 500 years.
A last thing; BRITTANIA (latin word again) = GREAT-BRITAIN (ENGLAND was LLOCGYR), and "BRYTHON" is a Cymric plural word that means "THE WARRIORS", not and never "BRITTONS" or "BRETONS". So Please work your subject before to go on to diffuse wrong interpretations of the history.
HOMINN, Arvorig prydydd, write Monday 23 june 2008.
Alanbo 21:01, 25 October 2007 (UTC)
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In the article Martin Henig is quoted (review, 2003) suggesting that in Armorica as in sub-Roman Britain, "there was a fair amount of creation of identity in the migration period. We know that the mixed, but largely British and Frankish population of Kent repackaged themselves as 'Jutes', and the largely British populations in the lands east of Dumnonia (Devon and Cornwall) seem to have ended up as 'West Saxons'. In western Armorica the small elite which managed to impose an identity on the population happened to be British rather than 'Gallo-Roman' in origin, so they became Bretons. The process may have been essentially the same."
Some Wikipedian has added "However, his arguments are rather from someone looking back from now to the past rather than looking at the past in its own terms." A look at the linked article will show that this amateurish dismissal is irrelevant to Henig's suggestion of how "the past" came to define itself in its own terms. --Wetman 17:51, 22 January 2006 (UTC)
- Another of a similar type has selected a sentence he didn't like from within Henig's sourced quote and subtracted it, with the edit summary: "sounds bogus, uncited". This is incompetent. We need more adult supervision at this article.--Wetman 10:34, 3 September 2006 (UTC)
On a website, I read that Armorica was a continent across the Atlantic ocean, according to a Greek legend. The Greeks were said to intermarry with the natives. And that America was named after the Greek legend of Armorica, rather than named after Amerigo Vespucci. Vespucci's first name was not Amerigo, contrary to popular belief, and he was the ship's scribe, not the captain. 184.108.40.206
Armorica is also the name commonly used by geologists to describe a Palaeozoic era micro-continent which comprised parts of northern France and surrounding territories, the exact extent of which has varied from author to author but has included parts of the Low Countries, Germany, Spain and even Italy. It has given its name to the Armorican Orogeny - a mountain-building period resulting from the collision of Avalonia with the former continent of Laurussia to its north. This orogeny is now more generally referred to as the Variscan Orogeny.