The Warrior Elite

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The Warrior Elite

Postby bolgios » 28 Apr 2013, 13:46

What proportion of Celtic society were warriors?

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Re: The Warrior Elite

Postby DarkStone7 » 02 Aug 2013, 23:13

A bit like Spartans the Celts had high numbers of Warriors. the three counties which used to make up Glamorgan (one of the thirteen ancient historic counties would send out it's own army to defend the castle and people within the walls. The warrior path would have been the most common path for the Glamorgan ancient Celts. Most Celts then were born to be warriors. We are a warrior race.

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Re: The Warrior Elite

Postby Reuils » 17 Feb 2015, 14:09

Have a look at Graham Robb's book "The Ancient Paths". That will give you détails of the warriors amongst the Celts particularly in Gaul and Britain


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