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  • dciurchea
    Gesta Hungarorum (~1290AD) largely mentions Attila and Csaba http://books.google.com/books?id=a72xT1YubqAC Also Chronica Hungarorum (1473) mentions them:
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      Gesta Hungarorum (~1290AD) largely mentions Attila and Csaba

      http://books.google.com/books?id=a72xT1YubqAC


      Also Chronica Hungarorum (1473) mentions them:

      http://www.caslin.sk/htdoc/diglib/chrohung/gallery.htm


      --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "dciurchea" <dciurchea@...> wrote:
      >
      > Csaba (son of Attila) is also very popular because of the heroic
      > argument.
      > Remember that the Kings of Hungary and the Voyevods of
      Transylvania
      > and of The Romanian Prinipalities also were always elected by the
      > Diet. Moreover in the line of the kings of Hungary, such families
      as
      > Anjou and Luxembourg gave kings. So no dynasty -except gentry
      > privileges- may be invoked.
      >
      > Please observe the lack of relevance of the mother tongue for the
      > gentry.
      >
      >
      > --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, macmaster@ wrote:
      > >
      > > When did Attila become a popular Hungarian name?
      > > My impression was that it comes from quite late (18th-19th
      century)
      > >
      > >
      > > g_scaff wrote:
      > > > Greetings all,
      > > > I am a lurker on this list who has been a member for almost
      > 10 years
      > > > now. I have occasionaly posted, and wanted to say "hello", and
      > that I
      > > > enjoy reading the various posts. My Gothic reading level is
      > minimal but
      > > > improving, currently at " sa wulfs itith thana gait".
      > > > I do have one question; I have known several Hungarians
      with
      > the
      > > > name "Attila"; how did this name survive among the Magyars,
      was
      > there
      > > > East Germanic contact with them?
      > > > Thank you and Happy New Year,
      > > > Gregory Scaff
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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