“Celtic” is a homogenized one, popularly used to apply to cultural groups located in the British Isles and Ireland. However, from an anthropological standpoint, the term “Celtic” is actually fairly complex. Rather than meaning just people of Irish or English background, Celtic is used by scholars to define a specific set of language groups, originating both in the British Isles and in the mainland of Europe.

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13 Celtic Zodiac Signs and Meanings

The ancient system of astrology developed by the Celts had a very deep meaning. Although this system is not universally accepted by everyone, learning about it is quite interesting. Buzzle lists the 13 signs of the Celtic zodiac along with their meanings. Celtic astrology assigns a tree and one or more animals for every zodiac sign. The tree is assigned in such a way that its natural energy matches the nature of the people belonging to that particular zodiac sign. When the Celts developed their…

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Celtic Tree of Life (Crann Bethadh)

Celtic Tree of Life (Crann Bethadh) The image shown here is one of many representations of the Celtic Tree of Life. The Tree was a central part of early Celtic spirituality.To the Celts, the tree was a source of basic sustenance- a bearer of food, a provider of shelter and fuel for cooking and warmth. Without trees, life would have been extraordinarily difficult. Wood from sacred trees had magical properties, which was reflected in the CelticOgham alphabet, wherein each letter represents a…

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Exploring the Little Known History of Celtic Warriors in Egypt

JANUARY, 2016 - 14:51 NATALIA KLIMCZAK Exploring the Little Known History of Celtic Warriors in Egypt   Celtic warriors were one of the most important supports of Mediterranean armies. However, it is a little known fact that apart from their role in the Byzantium, these powerful warriors also had a strong connection with ancient Egypt. It Takes A Team Effort To Win Big Sponsored by SAP Digital CRMTap into the collective intelligence of your team with powerful collaboration tools. Try it free…

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Celtic Warriors

    For hundreds of years, the Celtic warrior represented the quintessential barbarian warrior to the settled peoples of the Mediterranean. To the Romans, Greeks and other "civilized" people, the Celts where a re-occurring nightmare that unpredictably erupted from darker Europe. It was a well-earned reputation, and they repeatedly gave the Mediterranean world reason to fear them. Celtic warriors stood a head taller than their Mediterranean opponents and are described as having muscular…

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