Celts in the Classical World

Celts in the Classical World

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By (author) David Rankin

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 340 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 210mm x 26mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 1 November 1996
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415150906
  • ISBN 13: 9780415150903
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 510,517

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To observe the Celts through the eyes of the Greeks and Romans is the first aim of this book.

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..."takes a valuable place beside the major compilations on the Celts published recently."-The Journal of Indo-European Studies "Professor Rankin's book does provide a thoroughly researched and clearly presented picture of those Celts who strayed into the classical world and of the fringe Celtic communities at the moment when they were overrun and assimilated by Rome. It will remain a standard work of reference for years to come."-B. Cunliffe, "The Timer Higher Education Supplement ..."intriguing, wide-ranging and highly informative...Rankin's strength is his evidently wide, admiring and scholarly acquaintance with more recent Celtic mythology, ethnography and literature."-Simon Hornblower "Times Literary Supplement "The book is an absolute delight for those who are interested in ancient Celtic civilization. In fact, it is a long time since I have enjoyed a book in this field so thoroughly."-Peter B. Ellis, "The Irish Democrat "Rankin's work is stimulating, vexing and disturbing."-J. F. Drinkwater, "The Classical Review