Eugen Tönnis - an obituary

A Life for the Birds

Obituary of our deceased CABS chair Eugen Tönnis [1959-2002]

Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres, quarum unam incolunt Belgae, aliam Aquitani, tertiam qui ipsorum lingua Celtae <… > Horum omnium fortissimi sunt Belgae, propterea quod a cultu atque humanitate provinciae longissime absunt …” (”All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in their own language are called Celts, in ours Gauls, the third.