Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Fact of the Day: Germania

Germany get it's name from Germania which was a term popularized by Julius Caesar to refer to all people east of the Rhine river. In German, it's name is Deutschland

6 comments:

  1. the exactly same name of Germania is still used in my country as the official name of Germay,(my coutry is latin) ... i didn't know it was such an old term to be honest

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  2. and in French it's Alemagne and in Serbian is Nemacka :)

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  3. Never knew that, but now Germania is known by the cat.

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  4. Here always learn something new!!

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  5. It's funny how it relates to an actual fact. At least now I know that Germany's name has a literal sense :)

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