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Thread #64952   Message #1575135
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
03-Oct-05 - 09:55 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Black Irish: Etymological Consensus?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Black Irish: Etymological Consensus?
No evidence of that. There were two lots of "Cimmerians"; one in what is now the Crimea, the other in what is now Italy. Any connection with what is now Wales appears to be imaginary.