For thousands of years, people have used words that describe the concept of bravery. The history, or etymology, of the English word bravery is as follows. The word originated in Latin as barbarus. The Romans who spoke Latin were warriors so it is logical they would have a word that talked about their courageous actions. The Vulgar Latin, which was spoken Latin, was transformed by Middle French in the Middle Ages as well as by Middle English. This form of English was what was spoken in the 12th to 15thcenturies. From the Middle English evolved the English we speak today and with it, the word bravery.
Throughout history, people have talked about the concept of bravery in many ways. The Greek writer and philosopher Euripides said, \"The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind, bravery is forethought\" (Euripides, p.11). In the Middle Ages, George II of England said that \"bravery never goes out of fashion\" (George, p. 261). Later, Fran