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Re: [ontolog-forum] Fun with Names, strings, and other identifiers

To: "Patrick Cassidy" <pat@xxxxxxxxx>
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From: "doug foxvog" <doug@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 02:37:15 +0100 (IST)
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 Pat Cassidy wrote:    (01)

>   And does anyone know how the string "Georgia" came to be applied to the
> country "Gruzya" (another transliteration)?    (02)

The Jacques de Vitry and Sir John Mandeville both wrote in the 13th
Century that Georgians are called Georgian because they especially revere
Saint George.  Georgia would be a back-formation from "Georgian".    (03)

-- doug    (04)

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