Trade between Armorica and Britain, described by Diodorus Siculus and implied by Pliny [1] was long-established.
Martin Henig (review, 2003) suggests that in Armorica as in sub-Roman Britain, "there was a fair amount of creation of identity in the migration period.
Pliny the Elder, in his Natural History (2.17.105), claims that Armorica was the older name for Aquitania, stating Armorica's southern boundary extended to the Pyrenees.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armorica   (676 words)

  
 Armorica, by David Moody
He came away electrified, convinced that the time of salvation was at hand.
Had he shared her beliefs she might have attempted to manipulate him to further her ends but as it was their beliefs were so far apart that any co-operation between them was unimaginable.
To give her her due (which Brandon did most begrudgingly), she had cautioned that his young ward might not be the one of prophecy; the saviorArmorica had waited three hundred years to embrace.
http://www.author-me.com/fiction/armorica.htm   (5100 words)

  
 Brittany
Prehistoric megaliths arise mysteriously from land and sea, and the medieval is never far from the modern.
Known to the Celts as Armorica, the land of the sea, Brittany's past swirls with the legends of drowned cities and Arthurian forests.
Jutting defiantly into the Atlantic, France's northwest corner has long been culturally and geographically distinct from the main bulk of the country.
http://www.franceway.com/regions/bretagne/intro.htm   (277 words)

  
 History
They brought with them the Christian religion and built churches and monasteries.
The Romans came to Armorica in the course of their conquest of Gaul, but were fiercely resisted by the Veneti, who were skilful sailors.
This was a prosperous period for Armorica, which developed a highly sophisticated civilisation, trading with Scandinavia and Germany to the north, and with the Iberian peninsula to the south.
http://www.pvf.dircon.co.uk/BCH-5B(History).html   (886 words)

  
 :: Bretagne.com :: english issue :: Important dates in the history of Brittany
This is the beginning of Gallo-Roman Armorica on the Briton isle.
But on the other hand, the Celts were more settled in the East of Armorica.
Around 450 : First signs of Christianity in Armorica.
http://www.brittany-bretagne.com/pg/dates.htm   (1603 words)

  
 Our Ancient Ancestors
In French history, also Brittany (Bretange or Armorica) history, they claim the Breton influx completely revolutionized Armorica.
This nation held that part of Bretagne in the time of Julius Caesar (who conquered Bretagne 57-56 B.C. and gave it the name of Armorica).
These invaders had come from Britain, which theAnglo-Saxons, themselves driven from the banks of the Elbe, had landed.
http://www.lgboyd.com/boydbook/chapter1.htm   (12004 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Armorica
Armorica, ancient name of the coastal area between the Seine and Loire rivers in what is now France.
In ancient times the region formed part of Armorica, the center of a confederation of Cymric Celtic tribes.
http://ca.encarta.msn.com/Armorica.html   (44 words)

  
 Armorica -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Armorica should not be confused with (Click link for more info and facts about Amorica) Amorica.
Armorica rebelled from the Roman Empire in the (Click link for more info and facts about 430s430s and again in the (Click link for more info and facts about 440s440s, throwing out the ruling officials.
When the (Click link for more info and facts about Roman province) Roman provinces were reorganized in the (Click link for more info and facts about 4th century4th century,Armorica was placed under the second and third Lugdunensium provinces.
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/encyclopedia/A/Ar/Armorica.htm   (105 words)

  
 The Asterix Annotations 3.0 - Geography
Brittany (Armorica) is Celtic not because it resisted Romanization, but because it was settled by Britons fleeing the Germanic incation of Britain.
The historical name for the region where Celts lived from the 6th century B.C. It seems only Armorica was able to conserve its Celtic culture after the Roman invasion.
The Arvenians rose up against Caesar in 53 BC.
http://openscroll.org/asterix/geography.html   (724 words)

  
 Armorican Connections
The people of Brittany (Armorica) used a Celtic language, called Breton.
There is not much information about Armorica after the region became part of the Roman province of Gaul Lugdunensis.
The Visgoths had taken the southern part of Gaul, while the Franks settled in northern part of Gaul.
http://www.timelessmyths.com/celtic/armorican.html   (5871 words)

  
 Welcome to Armorica - A forest haven in the Perth Hills
Once you are here you can walk on the property or on the numerous State Forest and reserve trails.
A swathe of pristine bush in the Perth Hills, adjacent to the State Forest, became our place to build the residence we had been planning - which was always going to include a guest wing.
Welcome to Armorica - A forest haven in the Perth Hills
http://www.armorica.com.au   (239 words)

  
 Brittany France, Bretagne, travel information, regional information for cycling and walking tours.
Armorica was the center of a group of Cymric Celtic tribes.
After the withdrawal of the Romans around the 5 and 6th century, Celtics natives of Britain (Grande Bretagne), called the Britons, took refuge in Armorica from invaders of their homeland.
It was a long time ago when the region formed part of Armorica.
http://www.discoverfrance.com/regions/brittany.html   (374 words)

  
 Sagax Research Quarterly - 35
By that time however, Armorica's traditions of Celtic democracy, social well-being, kindness to immigrants and fierce independence had been taken up by another nation sprung from the stock of the Britons.
The nation of states loosely banded and newly separated from the English Empire, forged a new way of life in the familiarly named land of America.
Paralelling the ancient Celtic traditions of lands like Armorica, America elected its chief rather than relying on Germanic primogeniture.
http://www.subbrilliant.com/SRQ/armorica.html   (714 words)

  
 Gaul, Iberia, & Galatia
Their name comes from the Gallic word vindu, which means "white" or "blond".
Groups in southern Armorica had maintained contact with the western and southwestern coasts of Britain and Ireland since Megalithic times.
Caesar set his sights on conquering Gaul in 58 B.C. In 57 B.C., the Belgae formed a confederation to fight the threat of Rome.
http://www.geocities.com/mariamnephilemon/names/europa/gaul.html   (1785 words)

  
 Armorica - definition of Armorica by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
And whether they first heard them in Armorica or in wild Wales, the Norman minstrels took the old Welsh stories and made them their own.
What is there more beautiful, and stern at the same time, than this old Armorica.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Armorica   (139 words)

  
 Celtic Improvisations: Armorica and the Gods
Many of the Celtic gods were regional: a god of war in one area would have a different name, and perhaps different attendant legends, from a god of war in another area.
Romano-Celtic inscriptions are scarce in Armorica: we may never be able to name the god depicted on Coriosolite coins.
http://www.writer2001.com/gods.htm   (2540 words)

  
 ARMORICA - LoveToKnow Article on ARMORICA
To properly cite this ARMORICA article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
st the time of the Roman advance on Gaul there were five biincipal tribes in Armorica, the Namneti, the Veneti, the Osismii, ac e Curiosolitae and the Redones.
bc ARMORICA (AREM01ucA), the Roman name, derived from sp o Celtic words meaning the seaside (ar, on, and mor, sea), en the land of the Armorici, roughly the peninsula of Brittany.
http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/A/AR/ARMORICA.htm   (1707 words)

  
 Caffe
The separation of Armorica from the Gondwana mainland and a long drift during the Palaeozoic is not supported by the presented data.
Neoproterozoic rocks in the Saxo-Thuringian part of Armorica formed in a active margin setting and were overprinted during Cadomian orogenic processes at the northern margin of Gondwana.
Nd-isotope data of Late Neoproterozoic to Early Carboniferous sedimentary rocks show no change in sediment provenance from the Neoproterozoic to the Lower Carboniferous, which implies that Saxo-Thuringia did not leave its West African source before the Variscan Orogeny leading to the Lower Carboniferous configuration of Pangea.
http://www.gfz-potsdam.de/pb4/pg2/people/romer/ROMER-48.htm   (311 words)

  
 Vampire library of Darkness : Riverrun, Armorica, Yestern, S.P. Somtow
This paperback omnibus includes the entire trilogy: Riverrun, Amorica, and the final book, Yestern.
In life, we struggle to understand the truth about our existence: in death, we seek merely to confirm it!
Vampire library of Darkness : Riverrun, Armorica, Yestern, S.P. Somtow
http://www.vampires.nu/pages/Books.cfm/ID/4183/PageID/22   (85 words)

  
 Breton timeline
388 --Defeat of Magnus Maximus, Cynan Meridoc and his British troops forced to settle in Armorica; British immegration to Armorica begins
440s--Large increase in British immegration to Armorica and all of Gaul as a result of the Saxon revolt in eastern Britain.
See Bibilographies on the Index page for references.
http://members.aol.com/michellezi/timelines/breton.html   (2194 words)

  
 Palaeos Earth: Geography: Armorica
According to palaeomagnetic evidence, the small continent of Armorica (named after the Armorican Massif in France) detached itself from Gondwanaland during the Silurian and drifted across the Rheic ocean during the Devonian period (either independently or in conjunction with Gondwanaland), finally colliding with Euramerica.
Possibly a north Gondwanan fauna involved in shallow marine dispersal into Euramerica
Included the present-day Iberian peninsula, northwest France (Armorica region), southern Germany, Bohemia
http://www.palaeos.com/Earth/Geography/Armorica.htm   (85 words)

  
 Merriam-Webster Online
For More Information on "Armorica" go to Britannica.com
Get the Top 10 Search Results for "Armorica"
http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?va=Armorica   (55 words)

  
 Allergy Research Stabillium -- 200 - 30 Caps - Vitacost
It was also used for the same purpose by the Roman Empire, for women, children, elderly people and to prepare the Legionnaires for long marches into battle.
An extract of Garum Armoricum used by the ancient Celts (third century BC) of Armorica, Ireland as a food supplement to improve resilience to physical and emotional stress.
http://www.vitacost.com/AllergyResearchStabillium   (547 words)