Britain from Brittany or Brittany from Britain?

Is the word Britain from Brittany, France or is Brittany from Britain?.

I’ve always heard that the British islands were named Britannia Major (Britain) to distinguish from Britannia Minor (Brittany), in France.

I had also assumed that Brittany came first, … Read the rest

Is the word Britain from Brittany, France or is Brittany from Britain?.

I’ve always heard that the British islands were named Britannia Major (Britain) to distinguish from Britannia Minor (Brittany), in France.

I had also assumed that Brittany came first, … Read the rest