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Posted By: Hopfolk
04-Oct-05 - 07:13 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Black Irish: Etymological Consensus?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Black Irish: Etymological Consensus?
Yeah, Howard used fragments of tales from all around the ancient middle-east and mediterranean to compose the Kull and Conan stories.

CamoJohn.

I have heard the Cymric reference, though I believe it's supposed to be more geographical than anthropomorphic.