Talk:List of Roman place names in Britain

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[Anglia?][edit]

Not sure about Anglia. I thought Anglia was named after the Angles, a tribe that arrived from mainland Europe during and after the Roman decline in England.

Removed:
Anglia - England
Cantabrigia - Cambridge
Oxonium - Oxford
These are not Roman placenames - they are medieval Latin. Enchanter
Right. There is a confusion at the heart of this article between Roman names and Latin names. Just about everywhere in Britain has a Latin name (as used in medieval administration and by the Catholic Church), but only a few of them correspond to the names used in Roman Britain: the majority are latinizations of later Anglo-Saxon and even Welsh names. "Cambria", for example, is not a name that was ever used by the Romans. What was to become "Wales" after the Anglo-Saxon invasions was simply a part of Britannia Prima. Like "Cumbria" it is a post-Empire latinization of a word meaning "compatriots" - what the indigenous people came to call themselves in contradistinction to the incoming Germanic settlers. -- Picapica 21:27, 5 Oct 2004 (UTC)
I see someone has reinserted Oxford, and got it wrong to boot. I've redeleted it, plus Cambridge, and the name Halifacium for Halifax. rossb 15:42, 10 Feb 2005 (UTC)
Eh, I'm in favor of a merge to List of Latin placenames in Britain. No reason not to provide them and no reason can't just add another column to the list for the modern names. — LlywelynII 10:23, 20 February 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Agree I think this can be merged with List of Latin place names in Britain, providing that the sourced information is kept intact. That page needs a bit of a cleanup too though.BananaBork (talk) 23:22, 7 September 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

[Iceland? The Faeroes?][edit]

Why would this include places in Iceland and the Faeroe Islands? The Romans never went there, did they? Adam Bishop 00:17, 4 Nov 2003 (UTC)

Good point. Perhaps this would be better called a list of Latin place names. Plus, I really think that this page should be moved to a more accurate name, e.g. List of Latin place names in northern European islands. Any more concise suggestions would be welcome. Kwekubo 21:11, 11 Sep 2004 (UTC)
As far as I can see there aren't currently any Icelandic or Faeroese names listed. I've amended the intro. rossb 15:34, 10 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Merge proposal[edit]

See Talk:List of Latin place names in North Atlantic islands for discussion. LuiKhuntek 20:35, 16 December 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Saxon Shore[edit]

I notice some of the Saxon Shore forts from the Notitia Dignitatum are not included. --Pfold (talk) 15:37, 10 November 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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