Talk:John S. Romanides

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: Franks '''are''' Germans, and Frankish is a Germanic language.  See:  [[Wikipedia:Franks]]  --[[User:ASDamick|Rdr. Andrew]] 13:42, 26 Mar 2005 (CST)
 
: Franks '''are''' Germans, and Frankish is a Germanic language.  See:  [[Wikipedia:Franks]]  --[[User:ASDamick|Rdr. Andrew]] 13:42, 26 Mar 2005 (CST)
  
::That's a good point - I was just cutting and pasting to stir some discussion. I hope that, in time, this will become a very lively article! [[User:FrJohn|Fr. John]]
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::That's a good point (I'm thinking of frankfurters, etc.) - I was just cutting and pasting to stir some discussion. I hope that, in time, this will become a very lively article! [[User:FrJohn|Fr. John]]

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Professor Romanides and his followers appear to confuse the Greek usage of "Franks" -- which later writers applied indiscriminately to _all_ Western Latin Europeans, including Germans! -- with the original tribe that occupied Gaul.

Franks are Germans, and Frankish is a Germanic language. See: Wikipedia:Franks --Rdr. Andrew 13:42, 26 Mar 2005 (CST)
That's a good point (I'm thinking of frankfurters, etc.) - I was just cutting and pasting to stir some discussion. I hope that, in time, this will become a very lively article! Fr. John
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