who were the Celts?
This page looks at the peoples referred to as Ancient Celts.

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(Right: The Battersea Shield from the River Thames in London, a treasure of ancient 'Celtic' art from Britain, over 2000 years old. Now in the British Museum)

conventional history of the Celts
alternative history of 'Celticness'
writing history
further information