The Celts: The People Who Came Out of the Darkness

The Celts: The People Who Came Out of the Darkness

by Gerhard Herm
     
 

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The Celtsis the two-thousand-year epic story of the Northern European civilization that rivaled Greece and Rome for richness, diversity, and power. Originating with fierce naked warriors who collected enemy heads as war trophies, the Celts eventually made their influence felt from the Middle East to the Atlantic, bringing with them a unique culture and

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The Celtsis the two-thousand-year epic story of the Northern European civilization that rivaled Greece and Rome for richness, diversity, and power. Originating with fierce naked warriors who collected enemy heads as war trophies, the Celts eventually made their influence felt from the Middle East to the Atlantic, bringing with them a unique culture and mythology, and a style of art considered the greatest achievement north of the Alps after the Ice Age. The Romans called the, furor celticusand at the height of their empire Ankara, Cologne, Belgrade, and Milan all spoke Celtish.

The Celtsis the remarkable story of our Northern European cultural ancestors, whose language is still spoken by more than two million people in Brittany, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566192187
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
08/23/1993
Pages:
312

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