Many thanks to Stu, Bill, Michael and Frank for the information on alternative names for Central European Cities. I looked at the wikipedia site and it has a wealth of information (to be used with caution!) I will also check out the book you have recommended. Thanks again for your help! R D Gale
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Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 3:58 PM
Subject: RE: [S-R] city names (URL correction on my previous message)
R D Gale asked for a list that gives the names of towns and cities
in various languages for various periods of history, not "...little
ancestral villages, but of the larger places in history."
The Majtan book that several people seem to be promoting doesn't
appear to answer Gale's question or maybe I am reading the question
wrong, since I have not read the Majtan book--none of the libraries
in my area have it or can get it.
A list of European cities other names or former names is on the
This is not an exhaustive list, and Wikipedia users are advised to
exercise caution with regard to its content. However, I found it
My apologies to the group. The URL in my previous email was
truncated. I have corrected it in this post.
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