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Subject: Re: Wondering about Arminius
Author: Daividh   (guest, 209.209.188.136)
Date: March 24, 2002 at 5:42:40 PM
Reply to: Wondering about Arminius by Nansee
Nansee,

I would say Arminius is simply a Latinized rendering of the Germanic name Armin or Hermann. I'm sure the Romans had no occasion to use or think about the name until the German chieftain Hermann (Arminius) kicked their heinies at the Battle of Teutoburg Forest in AD 9.

- Da.

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