DiscoverThe Allusionist166. Fiona part 2
166. Fiona part 2

166. Fiona part 2

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“I don't think that anyone should come away from this conversation not wanting to use the name Fiona. I think this is a beautiful and rich history. It might not be quite the history that you imagined, but I think it's a beautiful history," says writer and performer Harry Josie Giles. She and PhD researcher Moll Heaton-Callaway investigate this complicated name with fascinating history. This is the second half of a pair of episodes about the name Fiona; listen to the first episode before this one! theallusionist.org/fiona1.


Find out more about this episode and get extra information about the topics therein at theallusionist.org/fiona2, where there's also a transcript.


Both Josie and I relied heavily on Sharon Krossa's research into the etymology of Fiona; read it at medievalscotland.org/problem/names/fiona.shtml.


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166. Fiona part 2

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