The totality of anthroponyms in the biblical text is an integral system where personal names vary by their source language. A separate group of biblical anthroponyms is formed by Latin personal names. The old Latin noun demonstrates a number of features making it highly distinctive among the variety of anthroponymic formulae in the Holy Gospels.
The author outlines principles and ways of naming settlements in the late seventeenth-century Galicia. It becomes clear that settlement names as found in these lands were determined by four principles which are all characterized by various means of naming. The greatest number of settlement names was derived in compliance with the first principle based on human factor.
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