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Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Celts and Europe

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0026
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks back and reflects on the problems of the modern term ‘Celtic’. It suggests that the present inflationary trend in the use of the adjective ‘Celtic’ is due firstly to a deliberately ... More


The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Bernhard Maier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This history of the Celts from origins to the present draws on archaeological, historical, literary and linguistic evidence. It is divided into three parts. Part One covers the continental Celts in ... More


Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Gilbert Márkus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a history of ‘Scotland’ before Scotland existed, and before people even thought of this area as a single ‘country’. It traces the emergence and disappearance of various ethnic and ... More


The Early La Tène Culture

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In central Europe during the fifth century bc, there were great social, economic, and religious changes, and their causes and circumstances emerge only in broad outline from the archaeological data. ... More


Gaul before the Roman Conquest

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This article begins with a discussion of the rise of fortified centres, known in Anglo-Saxon and German archaeology as oppida. Like the princely centres of the sixth and fifth centuries bc, the ... More


Gallo-Roman Culture

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Just as the Galatians of Asia Minor clung to much of their cultural identity after the establishment of the Roman province of Galatia, the Celtic tribes of Gaul preserved many features of their ... More


The Conquest of Gaul (58–51 bc)

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

When he departed for Gaul in the spring of 58 bc, Caesar had a clear idea of the movements of the peoples and their tensions; in particular, the German pressure on Gaul. He conceived a long-term ... More


Introduction

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter discusses the people, language and culture behind the history of the term ‘Celtic’. It shows that the term ‘Celt’ is applied in three distinct ways. First in the ... More


Celtic Expansion

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the expansion of the Celts to the south-east, which is widely reflected in Greek sources and was destined to exert a formative influence on the classical ... More


The Celts in Asia Minor

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of the Galatians (as the Celtic inhabitants of Asia Minor are known in modern usage, as distinct from that of classical antiquity). It then ... More


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