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CHAPTER THREE PREREF0RMATI0N NAMEGIVING
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GERMAN R0MANCE C0NTACT
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Page xvii - This psychological impact of name-bearing upon the bearer is of the greatest importance. It is responsible for all the magic powers ascribed to names, for the solemnity with which Christian baptism and non-Christian
Page xv - cultural symbiosis is examined by itself, and the historical development of the whole is seen in a comparison of these various stages. The two groups in question are, roughly stated, the German—speaking and Romanshspeaking populations of the Swiss canton of
Page xxii - literam fieri et testes aponi qui sic uocantur: Olricus domicellus de Rarun, Bertoldus frater eius, Jo. minister et multi alii. Actum in platea de Rarun, M.CC.LXX.VI, XVI kl. julii.
Page xviii - The first son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the mother's mother,