While we tend to view the Celts as monolithic, they were in fact a collection of geographically and chronologically diverse peoples with certain shared cultural traits. In this issue, we try to understand these common threads.
Ancient History Magazine 33
Theme: World of the Celts
Raimond Karl, 'Reconstructing ancient societies - Who were the Celts'.
Sasja van der Vaart-Verschoof, 'Early Iron Age elites in the Low Countries - Fragmenting the chieftain'.
Lindsay Powell, 'Always ready for a fight - The Celts at war'.
Jeffrey King, 'Alcohol and feasting in Celtic culture - A slave in exchange for a drink'.
Daniel Kershaw, 'Warrior queen and feminist icon - Boudicca'.
James Blake Wiener, 'Treasures of the Medelhavsmuseet - From Cyprus to Sweden'.
Rebecca Batley, 'Archaeology and Roman coins - Learning from Numismatics'.
Lindsay Powell, 'One of ancient Rome's most beautiful buildings - The Temple of Mars Ultor'.
Arienne King, 'From popularity to decline - Rome and the Cult of Isis'.
Svenja Fabian amd Wim van Broekhoven, 'Hand signs in the arena - Pollice verso'.
Manon Henzen, 'Roman-style cheese sandwiches - Say cheese!'.
...and much, much more!