0

Your Basket

Exploring the World of the Celts

Simon James

£14.95

The full story of the Celts from the 17th century BC to the Celtic renaissance in post-Roman times

Overview

The full story of the Celts from the seventh century BC to the Celtic renaissance in post-Roman times

Reviews

'A masterpiece'
Minerva

'A first-rate, readable text densely strewn with imaginative illustrations'
Antiquity

'Excellent … brimming with factual information, clearly presented and very well illustrated'
Books Ireland

Read More

Further Details

Specifications

Format: Paperback

Size: 24.4 x 18.8 cm

Extent: 192 pp

Illustrations: 300

Publication date: 12 September 2005

ISBN: 9780500279984

Contents List

• Chapters on Celtic life, the Celts at war, their gods and shrines, and their magnificent arts and crafts • The latest discoveries, from the golden helmet at Agris in France to the Celtic body in the bog, Lindow Man, and the Snettisham Treasure • Extracts from the writings of Classical authors that bring the Celtic world to life • Specially drawn maps and explanatory diagrams of Celtic tombs, hillforts and constructional techniques • Gazetteer of sites and museums to visit

About the Author

Simon James read archaeology at the London Institute of Archaeology, where he also took his PhD. He has been a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Leicester since 2000.