Questions tagged [celts]

Use this tag for speakers of the Celtic language or other groups traditionally identified as Celtic in historical sources, as well as modern Celtic nations of Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, Cornwall, and the Isle of Man.

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Did the Celts really go into battle naked?

Yes, this of-repeated tale was reported by the Romans all the time, but it sounds a lot like rumor. Stuff the victors write about their former enemies, "they were so stupid, they went into battle ...
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What would a Roman education include in the years 77 - 85?

In the year 77 Gnaeus Julius Agricola under Vespasian was made consul and governor of Britannia, among a series of military campaigns into north and west Britain he also pushed for various civil and ...