Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on April 29th, 2008

Via lietuviams.com, I read an article in Delfi by Eglė Digrytė about the recent surge in “non-Lithuanian” names among children of Lithuanian emigrants in the UK. The lede is worth reproducing in full: Shakyra, Lee, Leya, Sameeras, Adnan, Radu, Kvinta, Younas… Tai – ne muzikos ar kino žvaigždžių vardai. Taip savo atžalas šaukia Didžiojoje Britanijoje […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on January 27th, 2008

Sanctus Bruno, qui cognominatur Bonifacius, archepiscopus et monachus XI suae conversionis anno in confinio Rusciae et Lituae a paganis capite plexus cum suis XVIII, VII Id. Martii petiit coelos. Excerpt from the Annales Quenlinbergensis. wikipedia There it is, the nearly thousand-year-old first reference to Lithuanians, made in passing while describing the martyrdom of Bruno of […]

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