Place-Names of the Maltese Islands, c. 1300-1800

Dr. Godfrey Wettinger, Professor Emeritus at the University of Malta, recently spoke on place-names and surnames in Malta’s medieval history.

Ever since the time of Commendatore Abela, Maltese historians used random references to Maltese place-names that abound in the islands of Malta and Gozo in order to illustrate their reconstructions of Maltese medieval history.