Celts and the Classical World

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Psychology Press, 1996 - History - 328 pages
"This book does provide a thoroughly researched and clearly presented picture of those Celts who strayed into the classical world and of the fronge Celtic communities at the moment when they were overrun and assimilated by Rome."--THES.
 

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Contents

Origins Languages and Associations
1
Massilia an Early Contact
34
Notices in Some Fourth Century BC Authors
45
Anthropology and Heroics
49
The Second Finest Hour of Hellas
83
Tumult Prejudice and Assimilation Rome and the Gauls
103
Cisalpine Literary Talent
153
Celts and Iberians
166
Britain a Source of Disquiet
213
Ausonius and the Civilisation of Later Roman Gaul
231
Celtic Women in the Classical World
245
Religion and the Druids
259
Concluding Speculations
295
The Romans and Ireland
300
Abbreviations
309
Bibliography
310

The Galatians
188
The Celts in GrecoRoman Art
208

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