Monthly Archives: January 2019

10 Facts About the Ancient Celtic Warriors

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One of the most prominent and vital points about the ancient Celtic people were that they were fearsome warriors. They are notorious for their flawless skill in creating and making chariots. Known for their incredibly muscular physique and their height, the Celts are famous for the fear that they invoke in their enemies. The fighting style that Celtic warriors display are known to show unchecked skill. On the battlefield, the Celtic are wild and savage, giving their enemies a reason to fear them. The Greeks called them ‘Keltoi’ and considered them to be one of the four barbaric races. High Chieftains, Nobles, and Magistrates One of the remarkable actualities about […]

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Medieval Music and Instruments – A Guide to Celtic Music

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The introduction of instruments in the Celtic culture began in the 5th century A.D when the collapse of the Roman Empire kickstarted the ‘Dark Ages.’ It was during this time that Hun, Vandals, and Visigoths invaded Western Europe. With the absence of the Holy Roman Emperor, western Europe found an increase in warfare until the Christian church stepped up to become the most formidable force in the continent. The church then introduced music. Pope Gregory was responsible for creating the first piece of music that was approved by the church; it was called the Gregorian Chant. Throughout the years following the creation of the Gregorian Chant, many individuals and groups […]

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