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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Who Were the Celts?
The Celts were a group of people that occupied lands stretching from the British Isles to Galatia. The Celts had many dealings with other cultures that bordered the lands occupied by these people, and even though there is no written record of the Celts...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Galicia, Spain
The Celts in Galicia, Spain [ 26 ] Galicia is a region located in the northwest corner of Spain, just above Portugal; Galicia is comprised of the following Spanish provinces: La Coruna, Lugo, Grense, and Ponteverde. In all, over 2.8 million people live in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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Ancient Celtic art goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland
"The resulting breadth, variety and quality of objects tell us fascinating, occasionally challenging things about Celts." The exhibition runs until September 25. Explore Scotland's historic sites, monuments and ancient ruins with our gallery below.
History of Celts to be explored at Edinburgh's National Museum of Scotland
Celts and Celtic have meant different things at different times. Today, the Celts are most often associated with a modern identity based on Celtic languages that survive in Britain and Ireland.
Today's Students Re-enact Ancient Battles
A few dozen Knox College students recently got a foam-padded lesson in what it was like to fight as foot soldiers in Greek, Roman, and Celtic armies of the ancient world.
Seminar to explore Celtic spirituality
The spirituality of the ancient Celts appeals to many contemporary seekers for its deep reverence of nature and celebration of the sacred in everyday life.
Loreena McKennitt Plays Celtic Harp Music for the Modern Age at Segerstrom

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