This blog archive is a memorial to content originally curated on the main Ryan Setliff Online page under the Medievalist section from 2020 through December 16th, 2021; it captures the culture, life, and history of the ancient Celts of the British Isles (i.e., England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales) as well as continental Europe:
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Ancient Celtic History
This blog archive is a memorial to content originally curated on the main Ryan Setliff Online page under the Celtophile section from 2020 through December 16th, 2021; it captures the culture, life, and history of the ancient Celts of the British Isles (i.e., England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales) as well as continental Europe: The early Scots came first from […]
Where did Celts come from? Who were the Druids?
Survive the Jive asks the question “Where did Celts come from?” “Celts are known for tartan, faeries, druids, bagpipes and the British Isles – but the origins of the Celtic culture lie in the Unetice culture of Bronze age central Europe and it spread out with the Hallstatt and La Tène cultures. In this history […]
How Rome Conquered the Ancient Celts
“The Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on the ancient civilizations and Ancient Celts continue with a video describing how the Celtic world was conquered by Rome across France, Spain, and Anatolia. This video features episodes from the Punic Wars, Caesar’s conquest of Gaul, and the Galatian War.”
1000 AD: A Tour of the Viking World
History Time presents an insightful and informative documentary on the Viking World circa 1000 A.D., which descended upon the maritime islands of the North Sea and the British Isles. This era poxmarked by conflict, cultural exchange, violence, and transformation set the stage for the late medieval world and the modern world as we know it.
The Surprising Political Skill of the Vikings
Timeline – World History Documentaries presents a documentary on “The Surprising Political Skill of the Vikings”: “In the second half of the 900s, the Vikings return to France, but this time they choose unification over robbery. With a political connection, this paves the way for the Duchy of Normandy.”
Why did the Celts Collapse?
Knowledgia asks “Why did the Celts Collapse?” : “The Celts were a people of mysticism, tenacity, and rich culture. Though they lacked a written language for some time, making it hard to document their lives and civilizations for future generations, we have managed to learn a fair amount about these fascinating people. How they rose […]