Skip to comments.Archeologists revise image of ancient Celts
Posted on 06/17/2013 7:16:28 PM PDT by Islander7
The Celts were long considered a barbaric and violent society. But new findings from a 2,600-year-old grave in Germany suggest the ancient people were much more sophisticated than previously thought.
The little Bettelbühl stream on the Danube River was completely unknown, except to local residents. But that changed in the summer of 2010 when a spectacular discovery was made just next to the creek.
Not far from the Heuneburg, the site of an early Celtic settlement, researchers stumbled upon the elaborate grave of a Celtic princess. In addition to gold and amber, they found a subterranean burial chamber fitted with massive oak beams. It was an archeological sensation that, after 2,600 years, the chamber was completely intact.
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yes oh woad is me
In comic books.
Back when Mel Gibson was playing William Wallace, we refered to the movie as the Woad Warrior, referencing his previous several post apocaliptic runs as “The Road Warrior”
Where did you get that? Are there others?
As if a society cannot be both violent and sophisticated.
Romans, Aztecs, medieval Japanese. Heck, medieval and modern Europeans.
With the ultimate example supported by Godwin's Law.
in truth....learn about Boudica....or listen to the stories my family has passed down
Your post to which I was responding said:
Celtic women rode into battle with along side their men.....bare breasted and in full body paint
Even if Boudica — and her daughters went into battle — that was most certainly the exception and not a common occurrence.
And, if a woman did ride into battle, it would not make any sense for her to be topless except to make a comic book more interesting to some.
you need to read some history
Can you please direct me to a good source book? I am always willing to be educated and quite willing to admit that I am wrong.
what history of the celts have you read? then I will see what I have to offer