War, Women, and Druids: Eyewitness Reports and Early Accounts of the Ancient Celts

War, Women, and Druids: Eyewitness Reports and Early Accounts of the Ancient Celts

by Philip Freeman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292725450

ISBN-13: 9780292725454

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: University of Texas Press

This book draws on the firsthand observations and early accounts of classical writers to piece together a detailed portrait of the ancient Celtic peoples of Europe and the British Isles. Philip Freeman groups the selections (ranging from short statements to longer treatises) by themes--war, feasting, poetry, religion, women, and the Western Isles. He also presents

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This book draws on the firsthand observations and early accounts of classical writers to piece together a detailed portrait of the ancient Celtic peoples of Europe and the British Isles. Philip Freeman groups the selections (ranging from short statements to longer treatises) by themes--war, feasting, poetry, religion, women, and the Western Isles. He also presents inscriptions written by the ancient Celts themselves. This wealth of material, introduced and translated by Freeman to be especially accessible to students and general readers, makes this book essential reading for everyone fascinated by the ancient Celts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292725454
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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