THE ORIGIN OF THE GOTHS

@inproceedings{Kortlandt2000THEOO,
  title={THE ORIGIN OF THE GOTHS},
  author={Frederik Kortlandt},
  year={2000}
}
Witold Manczak has argued that Gothic is closer to Upper German than to Middle German, closer to High German than to Low German, closer to German than to Scandinavian, closer to Danish than to Swedish, and that the original homeland of the Goths must therefore be located in the southernmost part of the Germanic territories, not in Scandinavia (1982, 1984, 1987a, 1987b, 1992). I think that his argument is correct and that it is time to abandon Iordanes’ classic view that the Goths came from… 
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