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See further the article CELT, sections Language and Literature.
A detailed account of it will be found in the article Celt: Celtic Literature, § iv.
But both Celt and Northman acknowledged the polity of Eugenius, and it was chiefly in the matters of tithe, Peter's pence, canonical degrees and the observance of festivals that Rome had still victories to gain.
It is the practice to speak of the dark-complexioned people of France, Great Britain and Ireland as " black Celts," although the ancient writers never applied the term " Celt " to any dark-complexioned person.
See the article Celt, § Literature, IV.
Strabo and Velleius, moreover, classify them as Germani, and this is perhaps the more probable view, although apparently the distinction between Celt and Teuton was not clearly realized by some of the earlier historians.
Three stone metates, one stone axe, one celt and fifteen hammerstones were found.
Its chief distinctions are that during the later Republic and earlier Empire it yielded excellent soldiers, and thus much aided the success of Caesar against Pompey and of Octavian against Antony, and that it gave Rome the poet Virgil (by origin a Celt), the historian Livy, the lyrist Catullus, Cornelius Nepos, the elder and the younger Pliny and other distinguished writers?
But as the most dreaded of these Celtic tribes came down from the shores of the Baltic and Northern Ocean, the ancients applied the name Celt to those peoples who are spoken of as Teutonic in modern parlance.
For the Book of the Dean of Lismore see CELT: Scottish Gaelic Literature.
For a discussion of this question see Celt: Scottish Gaelic Literature.
The names generally given to the three prehistoric periods of man's life on the earth - the Stone, the Bronze and the Iron age - imply the vast importance of the progressive steps from the flint knife to the bronze celt, and lastly to the keen-edged elastic iron weapon or tool.
CELT, or Kelt, the generic name of an ancient people, the bulk of whom inhabited the central and western parts of Europe.
Tourneur in Archiv fiir celt.
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SAINT FIACRE (Celt.
The Nervii, Bellovaci, Suessiones, Remi, Morini, Menapii and Aduatuci were Belgic tribes; the Tarbelli and others were Aquitani; while the Allobroges inhabited the north of the Provincia, having been conquered in 121 B.C. The ethnological divisions thus set forth by Caesar have been much discussed (see Celt, and articles on the chief tribes).
MacDaire, the famous Munster warrior, and the children of Calatin Dana, in revenge for their father's death (see Celt: Irish Literature).
GILDAS, or Gildus (c. 516-570), the earliest of British historians (see Celt: Literature, " Welsh"), surnamed by some Sapiens, and by others Badonicus, seems to have been born in the year 516.
(See Celt, sec. Celtic Literature.) Of Brython origin is the cycle of King Arthur (Artus), the adopted national hero of the mixed nationalities of whom the " English " people was composed.
Celtic ethnology and philology (see Celt) are still in the " age of discussion."
It is unnecessary here to discuss the Pictish problem (see Celt).
"Scottish Literature" is taken here in the familiar sense of the Teutonic vernacular of Scotland, not in the more comprehensive sense of the literature of Scotland or of writings by men of Scottish birth, whether in Gaelic '(see' Celt) or Latin or Northern English.
The Scottish-Gaelic literature, which is separately dealt with (see Celt: Literature) is, by comparison, of minor importance; and the Latin, though it has a range and influence in Scotland to which it is difficult to find a parallel in the history of the literatures of Europe, is (perhaps for the very reason of its persistency and extent) so bound up with the vernacular that it may be conveniently treated with that literature.
(See CELT: Welsh Literature.)
The excavations (1847-1864) revealed a form of culture hitherto unknown, and accordingly the name Hallstatt has been applied to objects of like form and decoration since found in Styria, Carniola, Bosnia (at Glasinatz and Jezerin), Epirus, north Italy, France, Spain and Britain (see Celt).
Welsh, the Celtic language spoken by the ancient Britons (see Celt: Language), is the domestic tongue of the majority of the inhabitants of the Principality.
To them great stature, fair hair, and blue or grey eyes were the characteristics of the Celt.
Among the wooden objects recovered from the relic beds were tubs, plates, ladles and spoons, a flail for threshing corn, a last for stretching shoes of hide, celt handles, clubs, long-bows of yew, floats and implements of fishing and a dug-out canoe 12 ft.
Hence the connexion between Celt and Teuton as regards writing must go back to a period preceding the Viking inroads of the 8th century.
(For the sense of a primitive stone tool, see the separate article, later.) Much confusion has arisen from the inaccurate use of the terms " Celt " and " Celtic."
(See also Arthurian Legend, Grail, Merlin, Round Table; and Celt: Celtic literature.) Texts.
Four dialects are pretty clearly marked (see the article Celt: Language, "Breton," p. 328).
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The term Celt, from which Celtic is derived, can refer to many different peoples from Europe (and the United Kingdom) who spoke Celtic languages.
Legend has it that St. Patrick looked at one of the Celt's large standing stones carved with a circular symbol of the sun and drew a cross over the circle.
It is now many years that men have resorted to the forest for fuel and the materials of the arts: the New Englander and the New Hollander, the Parisian and the Celt, the farmer and Robin Hood, Goody Blake and Harry Gill; in most parts of the world the prince and the peasant, the scholar and the savage, equally require still a few sticks from the forest to warm them and cook their food.
Brittany, which was dependent on the province of Tours, had just for a time recovered its independence, thanks to its duke Nominoe: The struggle between the two nationalities, the Celt and the Frank, found a reflexion in the sphere of religion.
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