The Celtic World

The Celtic World

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The Celtic World is a detailed and comprehensive study of the Celts from the first evidence of them in the archaeological and historical record to the early post-Roman period. The strength of this volume lies in its breadth - it looks at archaeology, language, literature, towns, warfare, rural life, art, religion and myth, trade and industry, political organisations, society and technology. The Celtic World draws together material from all over pagan Celtic Europe and includes contributions from British, European and American scholars. Much of the material is new research which is previously unpublished. The book addresses some important issues - Who were the ancient Celts? Can we speak of them as the first Europeans? In what form does the Celtic identity exist today and how does this relate to the ancient Celts? For anyone interested in the Celts, and for students and academics alike, The Celtic World will be a valuable resource and a fascinating read.The greatest problem lies in establishing the height of the outer wall and the inner ring and spanning the roof with a cone of timbers. ... Beyond the outer wall at the same distance as the inner ring from the outer ring was a series of six curving slots set at regular intervals around the building. ... In order to make this adjustment the butts of the main rafters had to be moved by main force, the moving of whichanbsp;...

Title:The Celtic World
Author:Miranda Green
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-06


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