By Ian Armit
This authoritative and handsomely illustrated publication is geared toward the final reader who desires to learn about the mysterious those who inhabited Scotland from the Bronze Age onwards. They created great artistic endeavors in gold and silver and their brochs and hillforts are scattered over the Scottish panorama. Many modern day Scots are descended from them. utilizing the result of sleek archaeology and ancient assets, Ian Armit solutions the foremost questions about who the Celts have been, the place they got here from, their dating with different Celtic tribes all through Europe, their customs and ideology and their everyday life. it's a attention-grabbing tale informed with aptitude and readability by means of one in all Britain's top specialists at the Celts.
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