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Ansteorra ILoI - 2023-07-10

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12: Jonathan Draco the Charioteer -New Name (NP)

Submitter desires a masculine name.
Meaning (I have always associated myself with dragons and I am in a mobile wheelchair) most important.

Submitted through the Stronghold of Hellsgate

Jonathan - Old Testament, I Samuel 13:2, listed in Dictionary of Medieval Names

Draco - German given name dated to 1546, under the header Drake (Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch, Seibicke, Band 1 A-E, New York/Berlin 1996); Draco is a French unmarked locative byname found in Morlet Noms de famille p. 347 s.n. Dragon. The Cambridge Classical Journal,Vol. 59 (2013), pp. 29-51 (23 pages).Published By: Cambridge University Press. Carey, Chris. "IN SEARCH OF DRAKON." The Cambridge Classical Journal, vol. 59, 2013, pp. 29-51. JSTOR, Accessed 25 Apr. 2023

Charioteer - Chariot racing declined in the seventh century, with the Empire's dwindling economy. Liebeschuetz, John Hugo Wolfgang Gideon (2003). "Shows and Factions". The Decline and Fall of the Roman City. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-926109-1 The racing factions in Byzantium continued their chariot races, though much reduced, until the imperial court was moved to Blachernae during the 12th century. Cameron, Alan (1976). Circus Factions: Blues and Greens at Rome and Byzantium. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 978-0198148043.

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