publication . Article . 2007

O podrijetlu toponima "Umag":

Matan, Ante;
Open Access Serbo-Croatian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Centro di ricerche scientifiche della Repubblica di Slovenia
  • Country: Slovenia
Abstract
Based on research presented in this paper, it may be concluded that the origin or etymology of the name of the town of Umag is still obscure or, viewed from an optimistic perspective, insufficiently researched. The study of literature and a philological analysis supported by archeological evidence reveal that the toponym features Histrian origins but that its Latinized version was preserved. Hence, the present paper openly questions the romantic yeal underlying the Celtic hypothesis, still eagerly and fervently advocated by poorly informed and unknowledgeable supporters, sowing their dubious knowledge to equally unlearned listeners around them, as if they were t...
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