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Verulamium: The Romano-British name of St Albans

Coates, Richard



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

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jun 1, 2005
Journal Studia Celtica
Print ISSN 0081-6353
Publisher University of Wales Press
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 39
Issue 1
Pages 169-176
Keywords Celtic, place names, Verulamium, St Albans, Romano-British
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