1st Edition

The Rise of the Celts

By Henri Hubert Copyright 1996
    372 Pages
    by Routledge

    372 Pages
    by Routledge

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    INTRODUCTION I. The Barbarians, 1. II. The Celts and the Greeks, 1. III. Celtic Migrations and their Direction, IV. What Remains of the Celts, and their Part in History, V. Celts of the Continent and Celts of the Isles, VI. Plan of this Work, PART ONE WHAT THE CELTS WERE I. THE NAME AND THE RACE I. The Name of the Celts, II. The Anthropological Evidence, II. LANGUAGE I. Language as the Mark of a Society, II. The Celtic Languages, :-14. III. Agreements between the Celtic Languages, au. IV. The Celtic Languages and the Indo[1]European Languages, III. LANGUAGE (continued) I. The Centum Group and the Satem Group, II. The Western Group: Italie, Celtic, and Germanic, III. Celtic Languages and Italic Languages, IV. Celtic Languages and Germanic Languages, V. Celtic Languages and Dalto-Slavonic Languages. The Vocabulary of the North-West, IV. LANGUAGE (concluded) I. Celtic Languages and Indo-European Languages of the East and South-East. Conclusion, II. Iberian, Ligurian, and Rretian, V. THE Archaeological EVIDENCE I. Archaeological traces of the Civilization of the Celts. The Civilization of La 'l'(~ne. The Galatians and the Gauls of Italy, II. The La 'rene Culture and its Subdivisions. The Station of La'rene, III. Weapons of Offence, IV. Defensive Armour, V. Ornaments and Accessories of Dress, VI. Pottery, VII. Decorative Art, VIII. Chronological Summary and Conclusions, PART TWO MOVEMENTS OF THE CELTIC PEOPLES THE ORIGINS OF THE CELTS I. The Separation of the Goidels and the Brythons, II. The Cradle of the Celts. Various Theories, III. The Area of Celtic Names in Germany, IV. The Domain of the Celts in Germany. Archreological Data, V. The Goidelic Cradle, VI. A View of the Origins of the Celts and Italo-Celtic Relations. Traces of the Goidels at their Starting-point, THE EXPANSION OF THE CELTS IN THE BRITISH ISLES I. The British Isles before the Coming of the Celts, II. The Myth of Irish Origins, 191. III. The Non-Celtic Element in the Population of Ireland, according to Mr. MacNeill. The Goidels and the Subject Peoples. The Erainn, 194. IV. The Picts, 202. V. Goidels, Picts, and Britons, 207. VI. Picts, Britons, and Belgre in Britain, VII. The Britons and Belgre in Ireland. Fir Bolg, Fir Domnann, Galians, 221. VIII. The Racial Composition of Ireland, CELTIC EXPANSION ON THE CONTINENT IN THE BRONZE AGE. GOIDELS AND BRYTHONS I. Did the Goidels take part in the Celtic Migrations on the Continent? Traces of the Goidels in Spain, II. France and Spain at the Beginning of the Bronze Age. Is the Civilization of El Argar Celtic? III. The Flattanged Bronze Sword in Spain and France. Picts and Pictones, IV. The Brythonic Celts of Southern Germany in the East of Gaul. Tumuli of the Bronze Age, IV. CELTIC EXPANSION ON THE CONTINENT IN THE HALLSTATT PERIOD I. The Celts in the East of France, II. The Celts in the Domain of the Pile-dwellers, III. The First Descents of the Celts into Italy, 263. IV. The Celts in the North-East of Italy, VI. Celtic Expansion in the South-west of France at the end of the Hallstatt Period, VI. Celtic Expansion in the Extreme West of Europe, V. CELTIC EXPANSION ON THE CONTINENT IN THE HALLSTATT PERIOD (continued). THE CELTS IN SPAIN


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