Re: Where did the term Galitziana come from?#general


Barbara Ellman
 

The Galicia in Eastern Europe was a kingdom in early 1200s  well before the Inquisition and dispersal of Jews from Iberia.
Per Wikipedia - The area was  named after the medieval city of Halych,



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Barbara Ellman
Secaucus NJ USA
HASSMAN, SONENTHAL, DAUERMAN, LUCHS - Drohobycz, Ukraine
HIRSCHHORN, GOLDSTEIN, BUCHWALD - Dolyna, Ukraine
ELLMAN, COIRA, MAIDMAN - Minkovtsy, Ukraine
KAGLE, FASS - Ulanow, Poland

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