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Celtic History

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The history of the indigenous peoples of the British Isles contains a rich culture of tribes, peoples, and customs. These people have fought and beaten the Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Normans. Their influence can still be seen throughout Ireland and Scotland today.
Brief :The Celtic nations consist of: Wales (Brythonic) Cornwall (Brythonic) Brittany (Brythonic) Ireland (Gaelic) Scotland (Gaelic) Isle of Man (Gaelic) So the Gaels are one branch of the 'Celts' to answer the question.There have been a lot of wrong answers here (most of which have been remove…
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Answer The current genetic research using Y-chromosome data shows that the Celtic-speaking people of the British Isles are related to the Basques.
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When referring to the Celtic people, their languages and culture, modern scholars tend to pronounce the word with a K-sound, recalling the original form of the word, which the Greek pronounced "Keltoi"). When referring to sports teams that call themselves Celtics or Celts (bearing in mind that spor…
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There is no documentation of ancient Irish dance that I know of.
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Well first of all you'd have to figure out what a celt is many cultures such as the leTene or Halstat had their own knotwork designs so did the Norse and their is even the Jewish lyre knot which is based on the the Jewish harp.While no-one is exactly sure why they developed the historical evidance p…
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Both. As speakers or descendants of speakers of a Celtic language they would be considered Celts. A Gaelic-speaking Celt of Scotland, Ireland or the Isle of Man would qualify as a Gael. Brythonic is the other branch of Celtic languages that include Welsh, Breton and Cornish. It appears there is …
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Well first of all you have to figure out what a celt is while many cultures claim to be Celtic few that we think of actually are.As near as anyone can figure as to what a celt is are the galician, halstat and letene most of these cultures existed for years.Reserching into Spanish, German, French and…
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They were not a united nation. Their expansion into Europe was not the result of a national policy but merely the result of local tribes attacking and defeating local neighbors and it was very gradual. When they made contact with peoples, such as the Greeks and Romans, who could muster greater resou…
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Celtic is the term for a subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages which is subdivided into the Brythonic branch (Welsh for example) and the Goidelic branch (Irish Gaelic). The term can also refer to the Celtic form of Christianity before the late 500s. It can refer to the artistic style us…
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the roman name for Ireland was hibernia. the first Celts called it scotia. in welsh the name is iwerrdyion (apologies for spelling) which is probably where the normans heard it and used it in their native french as Irlande.
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Approximately the 10th century, perhaps a little earlier...earliest one ive seen is circa 6th centurt in Riasc on the dingle peninsula. the more typical ones youd see about, ie the highly decorated carved crosses would be about 900ad (clonmacnoise) or 10th century (monasterboise)
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Irish Celtic symol means shut up
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Answer The Celts called Britain "Albion" ANSWER This question is a bit flawed as there were no real people called Celts. It is really a modern word used to describe a movement. But the feeling is that the Island was called Albion. Certainly this is recorded. The actual occupants were probably …
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romes influence in Ireland was tenuous at best even into the 18th century. the early church structure was monastic, not diocesan which would have tied it closer to rome. in the time of the reformation the link to rome was suppressed and it wasn't until 1793 and the establishment of a national semina…
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Symbolism of a Dying TreeIt means a loss of a close friend.
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they were made of hair and cow intestines
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Like most berbers and people from arid or desert areas, the early Celts ate little meat, and mainly subsisted on a kind of porridge or gruel. From their small size it is probable that they would be malnourished by today's standards.
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there is not a lot of reasearch to prove that celts had any government. but what we do know is that the celtic tribes all had different leaders to make decisions for their tribes
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Jorge Kadette, Henrik Larsson. Paul McStay, Jackie McNamara, Neil Lennon.no they have been playing b 4 that but they did not have da same coach
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The Celtic Amazigh of North Africa, unlike the later European style 'Germanic Celts' that Eurocentic historians insist upon , did have a language of symbols, a full alphabet one of which was the sign we know as the swastika. In their long dispersal then gradual absorption and elimination, the Celts …
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Sidhe Sidhe is a Gaelic word which means hill which is used incorrectly to refer to faeries because they are reputed to live in hills (or burial mounds). The Seleighe and Unseleighe courts, sometimes spelt Seelie and Unseelie, are groups of trouping faeries. Seelie basically means "blessed" amd …
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Celtic tattoos symbolise never get a tatoo
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The Celts of Britain and Ireland are descended from a population who expanded out of northern Spain after the last Ice Age (See R1b on Wiki). The DNA doesn't show any connection with Berbers. They are the source of dark hair and eyes among the Celts; they are not dark-skinned however. PREVIOUS …
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Answer The difference is that the Picts were a people who merged with the Scots and Gaels, but the Celts were not a people, more a collection of semi-mythical primitive tribes somewhere in the Northern Spanish area where the Basques are today.Some say they came from Morocco first then migrated. …
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the newyork Yankees have the most rings (27) come on now you should know that
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No one, who would want to own them!
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The Celts were "barbaric savages" only in the eyes of the Romans, to whom every non-Roman (except perhaps the Greeks) were "barbarians." The Celts had a thriving culture, complete with art, and at one time they were the dominant people of Europe. They never united into a single nation, however, …
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According to Forbes.com's most recent list of the NBA's most valuable teams (as of January 2011), the Boston Celtics are worth $452 million.
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A lot of people don't know who the Celts are. The Celts were tribes that roamed around Europe, but especially where modern day Ireland, Scotland, and Britain lie. The Celts were a warrior race like the Mongols. Celts were seen has barbarians and savages by the Romans and Greeks even though they were…
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lets just call them the bloody nose seats
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The Celts Traditional food for the Celts included: boiled pork, roast beef, bread, game and fish; along with cheese, curds, milk ,fat and butter. This, in turn, was followed with tankards of mead, beer and imported wines for the wealthy
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Answer yes they will this season. I think they definitley will I think they will win at least 60!!!! Shoot for the stars Celts!
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The Celts never dominated Europe as they were not one people in the accepted sense, rather were they loosely formed tribes.They are variously described as Iberian or Berber Celts or Baltic Celts, either very short and swarthy or abnormally tall and ginger haired which tends to suggest that the early…
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Around 600BC - 50 AD
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Life for the Celts was divided into tribes that were ruled by a queen or a king. The tribes divided themselves into craftsmen and farmers along with other tradesmen who helped to support the people of the tribe.
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St Albans was originally called Verlamion. It was built near an existing Celtic settlement on Prae Hill. Both settlements were near a river and on a major trade road. After abandonment by the Romans, local tribes took over the town. The town center and other local settlements have been moved and ren…
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the Celts lived in a round house which they had too build
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Regardless of what the Celts of Central Europe described by the Greeks and Romans looked like , the Atlantic Celts of Britain and Ireland were also described by the Norse. In the article "Race and Ethnicity in the Old Norse World" author Jenny Jochens outlines the interaction of the Norse and Celts.…
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the Celts survived by running into Battle and if someone got hurt they would run of and move around then they would run back in and fight the Romans the Romans would of got really annoyed.this ansew is from tom
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Most celts were farmers.Very rarely they were monks.Many were warriors.
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Pagans
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•Irish and English immigrants brought the tradition of Halloween to America in the mid 1800s.
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Making Ghosts This is not recommended for young people everywhere. It is a custom that has it's roots 40-50 years ago. Vernon is the county seat of Jennings County, so, of course the courthouse is located there, along with some beautiful big trees in the courtyard. Sometime during the night on H…
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In Celtic cultures, October 31-November 1 was a festival called Samhain, which much later (combined with the Christian "All Saints Day") evolved into what we know as Halloween. The festival celebrated the transition between the "light" half of the year into the "dark" half of the year at the end of …
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one interesting holliday they cellebrated whas Samhain (what now is Know as Halloween) this was around 30 oktober and it was the Celtic new year they believd that at this day the wall between the spirit realm and the the normal world was smaller so the spirits could get into the normal world. they p…
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It is likely that they were named the Celtics because of Boston's large Irish-American population.
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they came to Britain so they could have more fertile land and be richer.The Vikings came to loot and pillage.
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It represents eternal life (ongoing and forever) and sometimes nature.
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French is the main language spoken in France. Then there are some regional languages in Brittany, Alsace, Basque country, Corsica and Catalonia. Only a tiny part of the population - mostly elders - can speak these regional languages.
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Celtic is not the same as British. The Celts lived in the British Isles, but also through much of what is now France and Germany.
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Breton, Basque and Alsation.
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Answer A Celtic cross is a symbol that combines the cross with a ring surrounding the intersection. It is the characteristic symbol of Celtic Christianity, though the symbol has older, pre-Christian origins. Such crosses formed a major part of Celtic Art. This design is also referred to as the Ir…
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The best known symbol of Celtic sisterhood is the Celtic Sisters Knot. The Celtic Sisters Knot is a Celtic heart. It is a symbol of sisterhood and the strong, eternal bond we share with our sisters and friends. The intricate Celtic knot heart is an unbroken line symbolic of an everlasting love. The …
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The Romano Brythons were the occupants of 'Britain' when the Anglo Saxons and Jutes arrived . The word 'Celt' is suspect in the light of the movement of the Amazigh Celt tribes through Southern Europe, and it is doubtful if they ever existed in the land that became England, although remnants of th…
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There is no single language called 'Celtic' it is a language family of six different languages.
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Irish: Caitríona [katreena]Scots Gaelic: CatrìonaWelsh: CatrinCornish:Manx:Breton:
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Bob Doll in 1949 and 1950. (R.I.P.)
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A member of a basketball team. A member of a group of tribal societies.
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Celtic is better for e.g. kayal Forrest hooper commons stokes majstorovic izzigiure brown ki ect
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the triqueta is said to be a symbol to represent the bods of sisterhood http://stores.theirishjewelrycompany.com/-strse-320/sister-sisters-sister%27s-knot/Detail.bok?gclid=CIyApbH2mZMCFQJtFQodcV
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French is the official language of France and it is one of the family of languages known as Romance (which derive directly from Latin). Other languages, such as Arabic, are doubtless spoken by immigrants, but these are not official. They speak French. English is a very popular second language. A ver…
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The Celts ate game that they hunted and used the meat in hearty stews. They also ate bread, fruits, turnips, leeks, eggs, and nuts.
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Celtic art is ornamental, avoiding straight lines and only occasionally using symmetry, without the imitation of nature or ideal of beauty central to the classical tradition, but as far as we can understand it often involves complex symbolism. It includes a variety of styles and often incorporates s…
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The Romans referred to the Celts by the generic term, Gauls. To the Romans, anyone living in far northern Italy or beyond the Alps were "Gauls".
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The celtic people did not have school's
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i am assuming that you are referring to the new version of the bionic woman TV series that starred Michelle Ryan as the bionic woman. if so, i read that it was cancelled, & that the series may have gotten cancelled due to the writers strike that occurred in 2007 or 2008. a DVD of the bionic woma…
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The Celts defended their land from the Romans simply because they were colonising their land and burning their forests. The Romans would hunt wolves, which were exceptionally plentiful in the British Isles. The Celts never hunted wolves, as they understood their spiritual connection with man: This h…
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In Irish it's "sciathán"In Scottish Gaelic: sgiath or sgiathanIn Welsh: adain (aden) or asgell
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They ate bread and other grains products. They ate beef, sheep and pig. They ate honey. The Celts were basically a society of Farmers.
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The Celts were buried in Megalithic tombs.
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Many people in the Celtic societies were not literate, so written records of any kind are very hard to find.
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As I understand there are a couple of translations (coming down to Scottish Gaelic, etc.) but generally it can be 'teaghlach'.There are a few different cultures of the Celtic origin, ranging from Irish to Scottish backgrounds, all with various interpretations of each others dialect.Hope it helped =)
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This was one of the four major Celtic festivals.It was celebrated on 1 February.It is associated with the lactation of ewes.The festival was also associated with the Irish goddess Brigid,subsequently this pagan festival was taken over by the Christian church as one of their festivals,the feast day o…
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In British Celtic mythology,Lyonesse is said to have been a land off the south coast of Cornwall,famous for housing the remnants of the court of Arthur after the death of the king.The sea is said to have rushed over the land to prevent people from folowing his knights.
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pretty much the same as today, only they had different names!
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they only exist now at the coasts of normandie in France and the east coasts of Britain
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In Irish it's feall / brath
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2000 years ago
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about 1500 BC
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Two groups of Celts - the Gaels and Brythons - also invaded the British Isles.
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Celtic people are still around today. They are English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh. You have to be more specific about the era.
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The Celts usaually wore tunics,jackets and shorts and in winter they wore tunics
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According to USA Today, the Celtics payroll for the 2001-02 season was $47,469,112. Antoine Walker was the highest paid Celtic that season at $11,250,000 and Kenny Anderson was second at $8,350,000.
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The Celts lived as a trading race. throughout Europe, Britain,France Germany and the like. They were large in number but had no Head quaters. they moved freely and lived from the land. they also had a deep spiritual relationship with the earth. But if you are a fan of the Romans, you will believe th…
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The Boston Celtics got their name because the word "Celtics" is very Irish and many Irish people bought tickets to see them play. So their coach thought up that name. Basically what I'm saying is that they got their name because it was a very Irish name. GOOD LUCK!!!!!
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The Celts made a living as farmers and hunters.
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a lon time ago
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They were there to protect the Celts ! and use for food
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hoodies , sweatpants and deacent nike air runners if you cannot give a sensible answer then do not answer at all.Most clothes of that time were made from rough material, and shoes were not necessarily worn.
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The Celts would fight using swords and other weapons. They would ride in chariots and use spears to kill their enemies in war.
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Austria, Switzerland, Southern France and Spain.
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